IN SB0082 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-4)
Status: Passed on April 29 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-29 - Public Law 138
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Mental health diagnosis. Defines "mental health diagnosis" and sets forth requirements that must be met in order for certain licensed professionals to provide a mental health diagnosis. Requires certain mental health professionals who are making a mental health diagnosis and who determine that the patient may have a physical condition that requires medical attention or has not been examined by a physician, an advanced practice registered nurse, or a physician assistant in the preceding 12 months to: (1) advise the patient to schedule, and offer to assist the patient with scheduling, a physical examination for the patient; (2) provide the patient with a list of practitioners and certain information concerning the practitioners; and (3) coordinate patient care with the practitioner as appropriate. Requires documentation of the actions of the licensed professional in the patient's medical record.

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Mental health diagnosis.


Roll Calls

2021-04-21 - House - House - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 92 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-04-21 - Senate - Senate - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-23 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-09 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-29SenatePublic Law 138
2021-04-29SenateSigned by the Governor
2021-04-28SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2021-04-28HouseSigned by the Speaker
2021-04-23SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2021-04-21HouseRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 490: yeas 92, nays 0
2021-04-21SenateRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 480: yeas 49, nays 0
2021-04-21HouseCCR # 1 filed in the House
2021-04-21SenateCCR # 1 filed in the Senate
2021-04-20HouseHouse advisors appointed: Saunders, Snow and Shackleford
2021-04-20HouseHouse conferees appointed: Cook and Porter
2021-04-19SenateSenate advisors appointed: Charbonneau and Melton
2021-04-19SenateSenate conferees appointed: Crider and Yoder
2021-04-19SenateSenate dissented from House amendments
2021-04-19SenateMotion to dissent filed
2021-03-24HouseReturned to the Senate with amendments
2021-03-23HouseRepresentative Andrade M added as cosponsor
2021-03-23HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 288: yeas 94, nays 0
2021-03-22HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-03-18HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-03-01HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2021-02-10SenateReferred to the House
2021-02-09SenateSenator Ford Jon added as coauthor
2021-02-09SenateCosponsor: Representative Ziemke
2021-02-09SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Cook
2021-02-09SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 82: yeas 47, nays 0
2021-02-08SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-02-04SenateSenators Breaux, Yoder, Grooms added as coauthors
2021-02-04SenateSenator Becker added as coauthor
2021-02-04SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-28SenateSenator Ford J.D. added as coauthor
2021-01-25SenateSenator Doriot added as coauthor
2021-01-25SenateSenator Charbonneau added as second author
2021-01-05SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2021-01-05SenateAuthored by Senator Crider

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