SC S0303 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
Pending: Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Hearing: Feb 21 @ 10:00 am in Gressette Room 308
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Relating To The Custody And Transport Of A Person Who Is Believed To Have A Mental Illness And Is Requiring Immediate Care, To Provide That A State Or Local Law Enforcement Officer Responsible For Transporting The Patient Must Be A Part Of A Therapeutic Transport Unit And Have Undergone Mental Health And Crisis Intervention Training, And To Provide That A Physician Responsible For The Patient's Care Must Notify A Friend Or Relative That The Friend Or Relative May Transport The Patient To The Mental Health Facility And That The Friend Or Relative Freely Chooses To Assume That Responsibility And Liability For The Transport.

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Transport of a mentally ill person



2019-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2019-01-08SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

H3592 (Similar To) 2019-01-15 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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4417440(n/a)See Bill Text

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