VA HB1351 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1351


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions
Pending: House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Temporary detention; evaluation; who may perform. Expands the category of individuals who may evaluate a person who is the subject of an emergency custody order to determine whether the person meets the criteria for temporary detention to include any person described in the definition of "mental health professional" in § 54.1-2400.1 who (i) is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, (ii) has completed a certification program approved by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and (iii) complies with regulations of the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services related to performance of such evaluations.

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Temporary detention; expands category of individuals who may evaluate a person.



2020-12-04HouseLeft in Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-02-04HouseContinued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
2020-02-03HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2021 by voice vote
2020-01-17HouseAssigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
2020-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103049D

Same As/Similar To

HB1351 (Carry Over) 2020-02-04 - Continued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
372808(n/a)See Bill Text

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