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HB 1856, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to the authority of a mental health facility to require a peace officer to transport a person apprehended for emergency detention to a medical facility to receive a medical evaluation before being transported to the mental health facility.

Last action: Referred to Criminal Justice

Author: Cindy Burkett

Companion:

SB 1592 (Identical)

Subjects:
Health Care Providers
Health--Emergency Services & Personnel
Hospitals
MEDICAL CARE FACILITIES
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
PEACE OFFICERS

House Committee: Homeland Security & Public Safety (Joseph Pickett, Philip Cortez, Tony Dale, Allen Fletcher, Dan Flynn, Tim Kleinschmidt, George Lavender, Kenneth Sheets, Ron Simmons)
Minutes: March 28 2013 | April 23 2013
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, John Carona, Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Dan Patrick, José Rodríguez, Charles Schwertner)

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