VA SB4031 | 2019 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (13-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

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 of Health and Human Services is directed to promote, market, and advertise the use of such application.

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Title

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

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-07-09 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenatePassed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (13-Y 0-N)
2019-07-09SenateCommittee amendments
2019-07-09SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-07-09SenateIntroduced bill reprinted 19200176D
2019-07-09SenatePresented and ordered printed 19200176D

Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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