VA HB4027 | 2019 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-07-09 - Referred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Department of Behavioral Health and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Department of State Police; mobile applications; mental health and public safety. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) to develop or obtain a mental health mobile application to facilitate the provision of crisis intervention services by licensed clinicians to individuals in the Commonwealth through calls, texts, and online chat portals. The bill requires the mobile application to be integrated with the crisis intervention phone hotline administered by a third-party provider under contract with the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) and requires DMAS to provide the DBHDS with data and other information necessary to ensure such integration. The Secretary

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DBHDS and VSP; mobile applications, mental health and public safety.



2019-07-09HouseReferred by voice vote with letter to Crime Commission
2019-07-09HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-07-09HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 07/09/19 19200309D

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
372312.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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