Mental health; joint subcommittee to study services in the Commonwealth in twenty-first century. (SJ47)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; joint subcommittee to study the mental health services in the Commonwealth; report. Establishes a new joint subcommittee to study the delivery of mental health services, including laws governing the provision of mental health services and the system of emergency, short-term, forensic, and long-term mental health services in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


03/05/2014: Passed the House


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101821D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2014Reported from Rules with substitute
01/17/2014Committee substitute printed 14104144D-S1
01/17/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/20/2014Incorporates SJ16
01/20/2014Incorporates SB301
01/28/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Committee substitute printed 14104262D-S2
01/29/2014Incorporates SJ16
01/29/2014Incorporates SB301
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2014Committee substitute rejected 14104144D-S1
01/30/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104262D-S2
01/30/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ47S2
01/31/2014Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/2014Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14105215D-H1
03/05/2014Taken up
03/05/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105215D-H1
03/05/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ47H1
03/05/2014Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014House substitute rejected by Senate
03/06/2014House insisted on substitute
03/06/2014House requested conference committee
03/06/2014Senate acceded to request
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2014Senators: Deeds, Hanger, Puckett
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2014Delegates: Cline, Bell, R.B., Watts
03/08/2014Conference substitute printed 14105644D-S3
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 1-N)
03/08/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2014Rules suspended (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate
03/08/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ47ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.