MS HB1546 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Amend Section 41-31-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Definitions In The Chapter Dealing With Commitments For Drug And Alcohol Treatment; To Amend Section 41-31-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For A Uniform Alcohol And Drug Commitment Affidavit And A Uniform Alcohol And Drug Commitment Guide, Both Of Which Must Be Made Available To The Public By The Chancery Court Clerks; To Amend Section 41-31-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize A Chancellor To Order An Outpatient Treatment Option When Appropriate; To Amend Section 41-31-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Transfer Of Alcoholic And Addict Patients Under Certain Circumstances; To Create New Section 41-31-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For Continuing Jurisdiction Of The Court Over Persons Committed To Alcohol And Drug Treatment After Their Release; To Amend Section 41-21-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Definitions In The Chapter Dealing With Commitment Of Persons In Need Of Mental Health Treatment; To Amend Section 41-21-65, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For A Uniform Civil Commitment Affidavit And A Uniform Civil Commitment Guide; To Amend Section 41-21-67, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Temporary Commitment And To Designate Community Mental Health Centers As The First Point Of Entry For Pre-evaluation Screening And Treatment; To Amend Section 41-21-69, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Provisions Relating To The Pretrial Examination Of A Respondent To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-21-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Provisions Pertaining To Dismissal To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-21-77, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Provisions Pertaining To Commitment To A Facility To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-21-79, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit The Charging Of Certain Costs To The Affiant; To Create New Section 41-21-104, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Continuing Jurisdiction Of The Court Over The Respondent After Release From Mental Health Treatment; To Amend Section 41-32-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Provisions Concerning The Contents Of The Affidavit To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-32-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Defendant's Right To Legal Counsel; To Amend Section 41-32-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Provisions Concerning Respondents Likely To Flee Or Cause Harm To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-32-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform The Provisions Dealing With Assistance Of Sheriffs To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; To Amend Section 41-30-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Provisions Relating To Emergency Involuntary Commitments For Alcoholics And Addicts To The Preceding Provisions Of This Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Alcohol and drug treatment and mental health treatment; revise process for initiating commitment for.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-21HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

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