FL S1736 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on May 3 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-05-03 - Died in Health Policy
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Revising criteria for involuntary examination; specifying who may submit a petition for an ex parte order for involuntary examination; deleting a requirement that a less restrictive means be unavailable before a law enforcement officer may take a person into custody for an involuntary examination; revising discharge requirements if a person no longer meets the criteria for involuntary admission; providing additional discharge requirements for voluntary patients, etc.

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Mental Health



2013-05-03SenateDied in Health Policy
2013-03-07SenateReferred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H1277 (Similar To) 2013-05-03 - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3944625Amended CodeSee Bill Text
394463Amended CodeSee Bill Text
394469Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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