Emergency custody and temporary detention orders; transportation of minor, acceptance of custody. (HB159)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency custody and temporary detention orders; custody. Requires a facility or location to which a minor or adult who is subject to an emergency custody or temporary detention order is transported to accept custody of the minor or adult upon completion of transportation and arrival of the minor or adult at the facility and specifies that the primary law-enforcement agency shall provide transportation of a person who is involved in the involuntary commitment process, rather than a sheriff, as provided under current law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103519D
01/09/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB159)
02/03/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #4
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB159)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice