Correctional facilities, local and regional; standards for mental health services. (HB1487)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Mental health services in local and regional correctional facilities. Requires the Board of Corrections to adopt standards for mental health services in local and regional correctional facilities, which shall include a requirement that (i) the sheriff of every county and city in which a local correctional facility is located enter into an agreement with the community services board serving that county or city for the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in the local correctional facility and (ii) the administrator of every regional correctional facility enter into an agreement with the community services board or boards serving the counties and cities participating in the regional correctional facility for the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in the regional correctional facility. The bill also requires community services boards to provide mental health and substance abuse services to individuals in local and regional correctional facilities and establishes a procedure for the delivery of services to individuals released from local and regional correctional facilities by the community services board serving the local or regional correctional facility or the community services board serving the county or city in which the individual will reside upon his release. Amends § 37.2-500, § 53.1-68, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2018Committee
01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105062D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1487)
01/30/2018Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1487)
01/30/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 4-N)
02/01/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (12-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2018Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2018Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2019
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations