MS HB1218 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 13 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-13 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 9-27-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Change The Citing Of Mental Health Courts To "rivers Mcgraw Mental Health Treatment Court Act"; To Amend Section 9-27-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add The Word "treatment"; To Amend Section 9-27-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide New Definitions Related To Behavioral Health; To Amend Section 9-27-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Standards For Mental Health Treatment Courts; To Amend Section 9-27-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Any Mental And Behavioral Health Treatment Provider To Be Licensed By The Appropriate State Licensing Board; To Amend Section 9-27-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For Alternative Sentencing; To Amend Sections 9-27-15, 9-27-17 And 9-27-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Sections; To Create New Section 9-27-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Duties Of The Administrative Office Of Courts For The Mental Health Treatment Courts; To Create New Section 9-27-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Certification And Recertification Process For Mental Health Treatment Courts; And For Related Purposes.

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Rivers McGraw Mental Health Treatment Court Act; revise.


Roll Calls

2023-03-02 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-06 - House - House Passed (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-13 Approved by Governor
2023-03-08SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-07HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-06SenateReturned For Enrolling
2023-02-28SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-02-13SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2023-02-07HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-01-25HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Judiciary A

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
9271Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92711Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92715Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92717Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92719Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9273Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9275Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9277Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9279Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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