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HB 0544 - Revise Procedures Regarding Emergency Involuntary Treatment of Mentally Ill
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Chuck Efstration
Last Action: 3/10/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation revises procedures for involuntary treatment for mentally ill, to include acceptance of affidavits that may become a part of the overall evaluation.  The bill also includes a provision to require notification of relatives or family members upon the release of individual from involuntary treatment.  The bill also includes a provision for mandatory outpatient treatment and case management.

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