Involuntary commitment; allow examination by licensed marriage and family therapists. (HB1948)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Examination for involuntary commitment; allow examination by licensed marriage and family therapists. Adds licensed marriage and family therapists to the list of persons who may conduct independent examinations of persons who are subject to a hearing for involuntary commitment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Committee
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091152732
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2009Assigned HWI sub: Institutions
01/27/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/29/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Enrolled
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1948ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1948ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/26/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/09)
02/26/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.