Community services board; requires employee that prepared report to attend hearing. (SB75)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Community services board; attend all hearings. Requires that an employee of the community services board that prepared the preadmission screening report attend the involuntary commitment hearing. The bill provides that where in person attendance is not practicable, attendance may be by electronic means. Further it provides that where the hearing is held in the jurisdiction of another community services board, an employee of the community services board serving that jurisdiction may attend on behalf of the community services board that prepared the preadmission screening report. Read the Bill »

Status

01/28/2008: Merged into SB246

History

DateAction
12/26/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080740216
12/26/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2008Assigned Courts sub: Special on Proposed Mental Health Legislation
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB75)
01/24/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB75)
01/28/2008Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB246-Howell) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB59 and SB139.