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Proposed Florida Firearm Legislation S0818

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Legislation Overview

Title: Mental Health

Description: Authorizing public defenders and regional counsel to have access to persons held in a facility licensed under chapter 394 or chapter 397; requiring that respondents with a serious mental illness be afforded essential elements of care and placed in a continuum of care regimen; authorizing the state to establish that a transfer evaluation was performed by providing the court with a copy of the evaluation before the close of the state's case in chief; revising the requirements for when a person may be taken to a receiving facility for involuntary examination, etc.

Session: 2019 Regular Session

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019


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1 sponsors: Lauren Book (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (1 of 40)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 3, 2019 Died in Judiciary
Senate May 3, 2019 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
Senate Mar 19, 2019 Now in Judiciary
Senate Mar 18, 2019 Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
Senate Mar 13, 2019 On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
Senate Mar 5, 2019 Introduced
Senate Feb 15, 2019 Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations
Senate Feb 6, 2019 Filed
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 6, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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