Category: Crime and Public Safety, Health Care

HB 1541 (2016) prohibiting placement of certain persons with a mental illness in the secure psychiatric unit, and authorizing the commissioner of the department of corrections to seek therapeutic alternatives.

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Prohibits any person committed to the state mental health system who has never been charged with or convicted of a crime from being admitted to the Secure Psychiatric Unit (SPU).

Bill Sponsor: Robert "Renny" Cushing

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Thu, 02/18/2016

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/09/2016

Bill Status

Interim Study

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