Mandatory outpatient treatment hearing; determination of treatment prior to release from commitment. (HB476)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory outpatient treatment hearing prior to release from commitment.  Provides that prior to the release of a person who has been involuntarily admitted or who has voluntarily admitted himself, a hearing shall be held, upon the motion of the treating physician, a family member or personal representative of the person, or the community services board, to determine whether such person should be ordered to mandatory outpatient treatment upon release if he has been involuntarily admitted or has voluntarily admitted himself on at least two previous occasions. Amends § 37.2-805, § 37.2-817, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/10/2012 Committee
  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103375D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/16/2012 Assigned Courts sub: #5 Mental Health
  • 01/30/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB476)
  • 02/06/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2012 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2012 Committee substitute printed 12105345D-H1
  • 02/12/2012 Read first time
  • 02/13/2012 Read second time
  • 02/13/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12105345D-H1
  • 02/13/2012 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB476H1
  • 02/14/2012 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/2012 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/15/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/22/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB476H1)
  • 02/22/2012 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/24/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/27/2012 Read third time
  • 02/27/2012 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/02/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB476ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/05/2012 Signed by President
  • 03/06/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB476ER)
  • 03/21/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 300 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 03/21/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)