Right to notify; consumer in mental health facility to have opportunity thereto of his condition. (HB2459)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Consumers; right to notify. Provides that a consumer in a mental health facility shall have the opportunity to have an individual of his choosing notified of his general condition, location, and transfer to another facility. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093188528
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2459)
01/27/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read first time
01/29/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/30/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2009Referred 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 (HB2459ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2459ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 111 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0111)

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 35 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1076 and SB1433.