Category: Crime and Public Safety, Health Care
HB 1541 (2016) prohibiting placement of certain persons with a mental illness in the secure psychiatric unit, and authorizing the commissioner of the department of corrections to seek therapeutic alternatives.
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Prohibits any person committed to the state mental health system who has never been charged with or convicted of a crime from being admitted to the Secure Psychiatric Unit (SPU).
Bill Sponsor: Robert "Renny" Cushing
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Thu, 02/18/2016
Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/09/2016