Marcus alert system; optional participation. (SB361)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Marcus alert system; optional participation. Provides that participation in the Marcus alert system shall be optional for localities and that no locality, community services board, or behavioral health authority shall be required to participate in the Marcus alert system. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102006D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health


ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

OPPOSE this bill that makes local participation optional for the new Marcus alert system for people having a mental health crisis. How law enforcement responds in these situations should not vary by the locality in which you live.

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