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HB 726 (2019)

Summary:

Requires the Department of Corrections and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to work together to operate the secure psychiatric unit of the state prison as a hospital until a new secure psychiatric hospital is built. This bill also tasks DHHS with constructing a new secure multi-purpose forensic psychiatric hospital. The House amended the bill to instead establish a Secure Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Advisory Council to assist DHHS in planning and constructing a new secure multi-purpose forensic psychiatric hospital. The Senate amended the bill to once again require DHHS to construct a new secure forensic psychiatric hospital.

Bill Became Law?:
No
Status Detail:
Tabled in the Senate

Want hearing dates, vote records or the full bill text? See more on the Statehouse website http://gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/bill_status.aspx?lsr=113&sy=2019&txtses…

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