TN HB0502 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on March 10 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-10 - Failed in Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, allows courts to order a person into a program of assisted outpatient mental health treatment upon finding certain conditions are met; provides a process for certain persons to petition a court on behalf of a proposed patient; establishes criteria for the evaluation of proposed patients and reporting to the court by physicians and certain mental health professionals. - Amends TCA Title 33.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 33, relative to mental health treatment.



2021-03-10HouseFailed in Health Committee
2021-03-10HouseSponsor(s) withdrawn.
2021-03-03HousePlaced on cal. Health Committee for 3/10/2021
2021-03-02HouseSponsor(s) Added.
2021-03-02HouseRec. for pass by s/c ref. to Health Committee
2021-02-24HousePlaced on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 3/2/2021
2021-02-10HouseAssigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
2021-02-10HouseP2C, ref. to Health Committee
2021-02-08HouseIntro., P1C.
2021-02-03HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0408 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-26 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee


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