Emergency custody order; duration. (SB713)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

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

Description

Emergency custody order; duration. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may transfer custody of a person who is the subject of an emergency custody order to a facility or location that has been authorized by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to accept custody of a person who is the subject of an emergency custody order upon a finding by the Department that the facility or location is capable of providing the level of security necessary to protect such person and others from harm and that in cases in which custody of a person who is the subject of an emergency custody order has been transferred to a facility licensed to provide up to 23 hours of crisis stabilization services, the emergency custody order shall be valid for a period not to exceed 23 hours from the time of execution. Currently, all emergency custody orders are valid for a period of up to 8 hours. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104395D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB713)
02/09/2022Continued to 2023 in Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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