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

Bill Status

Killed in the Senate

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