MS HB1222 | 2023 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 16 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-26 - Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Create "the Mississippi Collaborative Response To Mental Health Act"; To Require Each Municipal And County Law Enforcement Agency To Provide First Aid Mental Health Training That Is Evidence-based And Approved By The Department Of Mental Health; To Require Each Municipal And County Law Enforcement Agency To Have At Least One Crisis Intervention Trained Officer; To Create New Section 41-21-77.1, To Require Court Liaisons For Certain Counties; To Amend Section 41-4-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Composition Of The Members Of The State Board Of Mental Health; To Amend Section 41-19-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Provision Which Regulated Regional Commissions To This Act; To Amend Section 41-19-33, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Each Regional Commission To Employ Or Contract With An Accountant To Manage Its Finances; To Require The Accountant To Provide An Annual Audit In Addition To Other Duties; To Provide Qualifications For Members Of The Board; To Amend Section 41-19-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Members Of The Regional Commission Shall Serve At The Will And Pleasure Of The Appointing Board Of Supervisors; To Require The Commissioners To Attend Certain Trainings As A Condition To Remaining A Commissioner; To Require Removal Of Any Commissioner Who Fails To Attend Certain Trainings Provided By The Department Of Mental Health; To Amend Section 41-21-63, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Remove The Restriction For Unresolved Felonies For Purposes Of Mental Health Commitment For Nonviolent Crimes; To Amend Section 41-21-67, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Persons Who Perform Pre-screening Evaluations Shall Be Certified By The Community Mental Health Centers; To Revise Who May Perform A Physical And Mental Examination When A Licensed Physician Is Not Available Within 48 Hours Of Issuance Of A Writ; To Amend Section 41-21-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Chancery Clerk To Maintain A Record For The Number Of Persons Ordered For Admission To A Treatment Facility, The Number Of Hearings To Determine Whether A Person Should Be Admitted And The Number Of Affidavits Filed For Purposes Of Admitting A Person To A Treatment Facility; To Amend Section 41-4-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Powers And Duties Of The State Board Of Mental Health; To Bring Forward Sections 41-21-69, 41-21-71 And 41-21-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Regulate Procedures After An Order For Admission To A Treatment Facility Has Been Rendered; To Create The "mississippi Collaborative Response To Mental Health Fund" As A Special Fund In The State Treasury; To Provide That Monies In The Fund Shall Be Used By The Department Of Mental Health, Upon Appropriation By The Legislature, For Certain Purposes Provided In This Act Including Reimbursing Private Hospitals, In Whole Or In Part, For Uncompensated Behavioral Treatment Services Provided To Persons Admitted To Such Hospitals Pursuant To A Chancery Court Order; To Provide That The Department Of Mental Health Shall Establish A Program For Providing Such Reimbursement To Private Hospitals; To Amend Section 27-69-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of The Term "tobacco" Under The Tobacco Tax Law; To Define The Term "vapor Product" Under The Tobacco Tax Law; To Amend Section 27-69-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Levy An Excise Tax On Vapor Products; To Amend Sections 27-69-15, 27-69-27, 27-69-33 And 27-69-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; To Amend Section 27-69-75, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Revenue Derived From The Excise Tax On Vapor Products Shall Be Deposited Into The "mississippi Collaborative Response To Mental Health Fund" Created In This Act; To Bring Forward Section 27-69-69, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Is A Section Of The Tobacco Tax Law, For The Purposes Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

The Mississippi Collaborative Response to Mental Health Act; create.

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History

DateChamberAction
2023-01-26HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2023-01-26HouseDR - TSDPCS: WM To JB
2023-01-24HouseDR - TSDPCS: JB To WM
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Judiciary B;Ways and Means

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
276913Amended CodeSee Bill Text
276915Amended CodeSee Bill Text
276927Amended CodeSee Bill Text
27693Amended CodeSee Bill Text
276933Amended CodeSee Bill Text
276935Amended CodeSee Bill Text
276969New CodeSee Bill Text
276975Amended CodeSee Bill Text
411931Amended CodeSee Bill Text
411933Amended CodeSee Bill Text
411935Amended CodeSee Bill Text
412163Amended CodeSee Bill Text
412167Amended CodeSee Bill Text
412169New CodeSee Bill Text
412171New CodeSee Bill Text
412177Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4143Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4147Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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