Behavioral health; assessments in local correctional facilities, report. (HB1874)

Introduced By

Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patron Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Behavioral health assessments in local correctional facilities. Provides that the State Board of Local and Regional Jails, in establishing the minimum standards for behavioral health services in local correctional facilities, shall include a requirement that if a behavioral health screening indicates that the person may have a mental illness, an assessment of his need for mental health services shall be conducted within 72 hours of the time of the screening. Read the Bill »


01/26/2021: Passed the House


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101199D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2021Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
01/19/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21102895D-H1
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time
01/25/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21102895D-H1
01/25/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1874H1
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N)

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