Involuntary commitment; notice and participation, discharge plans. (SB1049)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Involuntary commitment; notice and participation. Clarifies the role of individuals identified and requested by a person in the involuntary commitment process to assist him in the process. The bill sets out such authorized individuals' right to receive medical records, notice of hearings, and copies of orders and to participate in hearings and the discharge planning process. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105346D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2020Assigned Education sub: Health
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB1049)
02/06/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (12-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed 20107616D-S1
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107616D-S1
02/10/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1049S1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB1049S1)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/25/2020Continued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
12/04/2020Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions