Mandatory outpatient treatment; eliminates patient consent. (HB700)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory outpatient treatment; consent. Eliminates the patient consent requirement for minors age 14 or older and adults before mandatory outpatient treatment may be ordered but there is no change in the requirement that a minor's parents must agree to abide by the minor's treatment plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100612D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Referred from Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2020Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB700)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2020Committee substitute printed 20107530D-H1
02/04/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations