DE HB40 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-2)
Status: Passed on September 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act authorizes the Family Court to order the Department of Health and Social Services ("DHSS") to determine whether a child who is 17 years old or older and in the custody of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families ("DSCYF") qualifies for adult mental or behavioral health services. If the child does qualify for adult mental or behavioral health services, this Act authorizes the Family Court to order that DHSS coordinate with DSCYF to develop and implement a transition plan for mental or behavioral health services for the child.

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An Act To Amend Title 13 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Mental And Behavioral Health Transition Plans.


Roll Calls

2017-05-03 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2017-09-08 Signed by Governor
2017-05-03 Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT
2017-04-26 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
2017-03-28 Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
2017-03-28 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-03-15 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
2017-01-18 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments