Involuntary commitment petition; dismissal or withdrawal. (SB68)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Involuntary commitment petition; withdrawal. Makes clarifying change regarding service of a petition for involuntary commitment, replacing the term "dismissed" with "withdrawn," since a petition cannot be dismissed until after a hearing on the petition has been held. Amends § 16.1-341, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/21/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084540248
12/21/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
01/28/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Read second time
01/30/2008Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2008Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB68E
01/30/2008Printed as engrossed 084540248-E
01/31/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
02/15/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Enrolled
02/21/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB68ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 139 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 140 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB402.