Involuntary commitment of a juvenile; notification of parents. (SB392)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Involuntary commitment of a juvenile; notification of parents. Permits the court to proceed with a hearing for the involuntary commitment of a juvenile in instances where both parents cannot be notified if the court determines that copies of the petition for involuntary commitment and notice of the hearing have been served on at least one parent and a reasonable effort has been made to serve such copies on both parents. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103640D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB392)
01/31/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Committee substitute printed 18106434D-S1
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB392S1)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read second time
02/05/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106434D-S1
02/05/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB392S1
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/26/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
03/02/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Committee substitute printed 18107524D-H1
03/06/2018Read second time
03/07/2018Read third time
03/07/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107524D-H1
03/07/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB392H1
03/07/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB392H1)
03/08/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Title replaced 18107524D-H1
03/10/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB392ER)
03/10/2018Signed by Speaker
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB392ER)
03/12/2018Signed by President
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 568 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0568)


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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB517.