Catawba Hospital; DBHDS to study feasibility of transforming into subst. abuse/mental health trtmt. (HB105)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; feasibility study; Catawba Hospital; substance abuse treatment and recovery services. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to study the feasibility of transforming Catawba Hospital into a facility at which a continuum of substance abuse treatment and recovery services, including long-term, short-term, acute, and outpatient services, is provided in addition to the array of behavioral health and other services currently provided to geriatric individuals in need of mental health care, and to identify state hospitals in other regions of the Commonwealth that may be appropriate for transformation into facilities at which a continuum of such services is provided in addition to the array of behavioral health and other services currently provided to individuals in need of mental health care. The Department shall report its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Education and Health and Finance and Appropriations and the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions by December 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103706D
01/07/2022Committee
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB105)

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