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SB 104 (BR 284) - J. Denton, W. Blevins Jr, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, G. Neal, J. Pendleton, J. Rhoads, D. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to mental illness.
     Amend KRS 210.365 to define crisis intervention team training for law enforcement officials based on a national model of best practices for intervention with persons who may have a mental illness, substance abuse disorder, mental retardation, developmental disability,or dual diagnosis; require the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services to develop the training curriculum in collaboration; specify curriculum topics and trainers; require the department to submit the curriculum and non-law enforcement trainers to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council for approval and permit Council to waive instructor requirements for non-law enforcement trainers; require Council to notify of availability of training and permit other approved training entities to use curriculum as specified; require submission of a law enforcement instructor training course; require trained officers and agencies to report outcomes of encounters with persons with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, mental retardation, developmental disability, or dual diagnoses and require department to aggregate reports and submit to Justice Cabinet, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Criminal Justice Council, and Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare; permit use of public or private funds if available and permit department to use a sole source contract to implement training and requirements.


     SFA (1, E. Scorsone) - Retain original provisions, except delete new language allowing the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services to develop only a sole source contract with a nonprofit entity that is a Kentucky statewide affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

     SFA (2, E. Scorsone) - Retain original provisions, except specify the department may contract with a statewide mental health advocacy organization that has at least five years experience with crisis intervention team training.

     Feb 6-introduced in Senate
     Feb 8-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 20-floor amendment (2) filed ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 21, 2006
     Feb 21-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 37-0 with floor amendment (2)
     Feb 22-received in House
     Feb 27-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2007
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 9-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 49)

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