Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; treatment. (SB1488)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; treatment of medically complex individuals experiencing mental health crisis; report. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to study and develop recommendations for addressing the treatment needs of individuals with complex medical needs who are experiencing a mental health crisis and require mental health treatment. The Department shall report its findings and conclusions to the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century by December 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102676D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1488)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 01/17/2019. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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