TN SB0408 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 4 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-26 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary 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.



2021-03-26SenateAssigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-10SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-08SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-04SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0502 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-10 - Failed in Health Committee


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