VA SB84 | 2011 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2010 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2010-12-02 - Senate: Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Voluntary admission for mental health treatment. Provides that a person may be voluntarily admitted to a facility for mental health treatment after issuance of a temporary detention order but before a hearing for involuntary commitment by the person's attending or consulting physician where the physician finds that the person is willing and able to volunteer for treatment and after the person is informed that they will be required to provide 48 hours notice prior to leaving the facility to which they are voluntarily admitted and will be prohibited from owning, possessing, or transporting a firearm. This bill also provides that a hearing for involuntary commitment shall be held no less than 24 hours but no more than 72 hours after execution of a temporary detention order.

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Voluntary admission; person admitted to facility for mental health treatment after detention order.


Roll Calls

2010-02-08 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2011 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2010-12-02 Senate: Left in Courts of Justice
2010-02-08 Senate: Continued to 2011 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
2010-01-18 Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
2010-01-05 Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2010-01-05 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100479D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192169.6(n/a)See Bill Text
192176(n/a)See Bill Text
192182.9(n/a)See Bill Text
372805(n/a)See Bill Text
372809(n/a)See Bill Text
372813(n/a)See Bill Text
372814(n/a)See Bill Text
372819(n/a)See Bill Text

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