Involuntary admission or certification of eligibility order; clarifies provisions governing appeals. (HB1482)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Involuntary admission or certification of eligibility order; appeals. Clarifies provisions governing appeals of orders for involuntary admission or for certification as eligible for admission to a training center and provides that in cases in which a person is released during the pendency of an appeal, the appeal shall be in accordance with provisions for testing the legality of detention. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102779D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1482)
02/03/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1482E
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20102779D-E
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1482E)
02/14/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Read third time
02/18/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2020Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Placed on Calendar
02/20/2020Passed by for the day
02/21/2020Passed by temporarily
02/21/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1482ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1482ER)
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/05/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 12, 2020
03/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 298 (effective 7/1/20)
03/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0298)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.