Category: Health Care
SB 480 (2018) limiting the use of electroconvulsive therapy.
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Prohibits the use of electroconvulsive therapy on persons under 16 years of age and individuals who are involuntary patients but who have not yet had a competency hearing. This bill also requires adults and guardians to sign a detailed written consent form before electroconvulsive therapy is administered.
Bill Sponsor: Jeb Bradley
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/13/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 02/22/2018