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HB 1738, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to the emergency detention by a peace officer of a person who may have mental illness, including information provided to the person subject to detention and a standard form of notification of detention to be provided to a facility by a peace officer.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/13

Author: Elliott Naishtat
Joint Author: Cindy Burkett
Sponsor: Judith Zaffirini
CoSponsor: Royce West

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2013, 83rd R.S.,ch. 318, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 1593 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Health--Emergency Services & Personnel
Law Enforcement
MEDICAL CARE FACILITIES
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
PEACE OFFICERS

House Committee: Public Health (Lois Kolkhorst, Garnet Coleman, Nicole Collier, Philip Cortez, Sarah Davis, R. D. "Bobby" Guerra, Susan King, Jodie Laubenberg, Elliott Naishtat, J. D. Sheffield, Bill Zedler)
Senate Committee: Health & Human Services (Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Bob Deuell, Joan Huffman, Robert Nichols, Larry Taylor, Carlos Uresti, Royce West, Judith Zaffirini)

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