Voluntary and involuntary commitment; Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to prepare petitions. (SB1082)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Voluntary and involuntary commitment; forms. Provides that the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall prepare the petitions, orders, and such other legal documents as may be required in proceedings for emergency custody, temporary detention, and voluntary and involuntary admission to a facility and distribute such forms to the clerks of the general district courts and the juvenile and domestic relations courts. This bill further provides that the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services shall prepare the preadmission screening report, examination, and such other clinical forms as may be required for emergency custody, temporary detention, and voluntary and involuntary admission to a facility and distribute such forms to community services boards, mental health care providers, and directors of state facilities. Amends § 37.2-801, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093189248
01/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/14/2009Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
02/04/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Enrolled
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1082ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 708 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0708)

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.