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HB 134

Title: Involuntary commitment; release of person before expiration of order.
Author: Michael Cherry

Summary
Involuntary commitment; release of person before expiration of order. Provides that no person who is the subject of an order for involuntary commitment shall be released from a state hospital or licensed hospital and that no community services board shall petition for rescission of a mandatory outpatient treatment order or order authorizing discharge to mandatory outpatient treatment following inpatient treatment during the 96-hour period immediately following entry of the order, unless in the opinion of (i) the psychiatrist or clinical psychologist treating the person, based on an evaluation conducted by the psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, and (ii) a second psychiatrist or clinical psychologist who has evaluated the person, the person will not meet the criteria for involuntary commitment if released.

Status
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102272D 01/07/2022
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/07/2022
House: Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1 01/22/2022

Bill Documents
HB 134 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102272D
2022-01-07 - HB 134 (Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102272D)


HB 134 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102272D
2022-01-07 - HB 134 (Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102272D)