TN SB1344 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-11 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

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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Title

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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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-11SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2019-02-07SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2019-02-07SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0969 (Crossfiled) 2019-04-16 - Returned to the Clerk's Desk.

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