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Bill Detail: HB24-1079

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Title Persons Detained in Jail on Emergency Commitment
Status Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (03/13/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors J. Amabile (D)
R. English (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 01/10/2024

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment
of Persons with Behavioral Health Disorders in the Criminal and
Juvenile Justice Systems.
Beginning July 1, 2025, the bill prohibits a
law enforcement officer or emergency service patrol officer who takes a
person into protective custody from detaining the person in jail.
Beginning July 1, 2024, the bill requires each local law
enforcement agency that has taken a person into protective custody to
provide an annual report to the behavioral health administration that
includes disaggregated and nonidentifying information concerning
persons who were taken into protective custody in an approved treatment
facility or detained in an emergency medical facility or jail.
Beginning July 1, 2024, the bill requires each approved treatment
facility or emergency medical services facility that detains or holds a
person on an emergency commitment to provide a quarterly report to the
behavioral health administration that includes information about the
persons detained or held at the facility.

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