Temporary detention; certified evaluators. (SB1233)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Temporary detention; certified evaluators. Allows emergency physicians, psychiatrists, and certain psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric clinical nurse specialists, licensed clinical psychologists, licensed professional counselors, and licensed clinical social workers to perform evaluations to determine whether a person meets the criteria for temporary detention for mental health treatment in cases in which an employee or designee of the community services board is not available to perform an evaluation within two hours of receiving notification that an evaluation is required. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103848D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1233)
01/30/2017Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17105167D-S1
02/02/2017Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)