MS HB692 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Section 9-27-10, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Person Before A Chancery Court Alleged To Be In Need Of Mental Health Treatment Is Eligible For Participation In A Mental Health Court; To Amend Section 9-23-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Role Of Chancery Courts As Intervention Courts; To Amend Sections 9-27-3 And 9-27-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Regulate Mental Health Courts, To Conform To The Preceding Sections; To Bring Forward Section 9-27-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Regulates Alternative Sentencing For Mental Health Courts, For Purposes Of Amendment; To Amend Sections 41-21-63 And 41-21-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Participation In Mental Health Courts And As Alternative To Commitment; And For Related Purposes.

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Mental Health Courts; clarify chancery court participation for certification of.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services;Judiciary A

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
412163Amended CodeSee Bill Text
412173Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92311Amended CodeSee Bill Text
92711New CodeSee Bill Text
9273Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9275Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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