TN SB1803 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 19 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-01-24 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to 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.



2022-01-24SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2022-01-20SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2022-01-19SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1920 (Crossfiled) 2022-01-28 - Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee


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