Right to notify; consumer in mental health facility to have person of choice notified of condition. (SB1076)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

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. Amends § 37.2-400, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093195248
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2009Assigned Education sub: Special on Mental Health
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1076)
02/05/2009Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Committee substitute printed 094147248-S1
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094147248-S1
02/09/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1076S1
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/17/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1076S1)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Enrolled
02/24/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1076ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1076ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 517 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2459 and SB1433.