Involuntary admission; provisions governing involuntary inpatient & mandatory outpatient treatment. (HB2166)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Involuntary admission. Amends provisions governing involuntary inpatient and mandatory outpatient treatment to (i) revise criteria for entry of a mandatory outpatient treatment order to become effective upon expiration of an order for involuntary inpatient treatment; (ii) eliminate the requirement that a person agree to abide by a mandatory outpatient treatment plan to be eligible for mandatory outpatient treatment and instead require that the judge or special justice find that the person is able to adhere to a mandatory outpatient treatment plan; (iii) eliminate the role of a treating physician in determining when a person is eligible to transition from inpatient to mandatory outpatient treatment under an order for mandatory outpatient treatment following a period of involuntary inpatient treatment; (iv) increase from 90 to 180 days the length of an order for mandatory outpatient treatment; (v) revise requirements for monitoring of a person's adherence to a mandatory outpatient treatment plan by a community services board; (vi) expand the category of persons who may file petitions for various reviews of a mandatory outpatient treatment order or plan; and (vii) add a provision for status hearings during the period of mandatory outpatient treatment. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

04/18/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102637D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
01/26/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (3-Y 2-N)
01/27/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2166)
01/28/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2021Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/29/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2021Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Read first time
02/03/2021Read second time
02/03/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2166E
02/03/2021Printed as engrossed 21102637D-E
02/04/2021Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/04/2021VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2166E)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Rereferred to Education and Health
02/11/2021Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/12/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/18/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/18/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2021Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Placed on Calendar
02/22/2021Senate amendments agreed to by House (55-Y 42-N)
02/22/2021VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 42-N)
02/25/2021Enrolled
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2166ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2166ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 221 (effective 7/1/22)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0221)

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