WV HB2808 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 23 2017 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-03-24 - To Health and Human Resources
Pending: Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


baseline'>The purpose of this bill is to provide assisted outpatient treatment to individuals suffering from mental illness to prevent such individuals from decompensating to the point of likelihood to cause serious harm to self or others for safety of the public, to prevent the costs of inpatient involuntary hospitalization, and costs of incarceration due to untreated mental illness. The bill defines terms, requires legal proceedings, and provides for limitation of liability to examiners and providers.

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The West Virginia Assisted Outpatient Treatment Act


Roll Calls

2017-03-23 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 144) (Y: 93 N: 4 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-03-24SenateTo Health and Human Resources
2017-03-24SenateTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2017-03-24SenateIntroduced in Senate
2017-03-24SenateHouse Message received
2017-03-23HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-03-23HousePassed House (Roll No. 144)
2017-03-23HouseRead 3rd time
2017-03-23HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2017-03-22HouseRead 2nd time
2017-03-22HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2017-03-21HouseRead 1st time
2017-03-21HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2017-03-20HouseBy substitute, do pass
2017-03-10HouseTo House Judiciary
2017-03-10HouseWith amendment, do pass, but first to Judiciary
2017-03-07HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2017-03-07HouseIntroduced in House
2017-03-07HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2017-03-07HouseFiled for introduction


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West Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments