House Bill 103

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to mental health.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 231
Sponsor G. Watkins
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 202A.051 to require that a District Court consult with a family member or peace officer during proceedings for involuntary hospitalization; amend KRS 202A.171 to require that an authorizing physician consult with a family member and the District Court prior to discharge from involuntary hospitalization; amend KRS 202A.081 to require that all involuntarily hospitalized patients are ordered to receive community-based outpatient treatment for at least 6 months after release or discharge.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, District - Involuntary hospitalization, consultation prior to discharge, requirement
Courts, District - Involuntary hospitalization, consultion with family and peace officers, requirement
Courts, District - Outpatient treatment, ability of a court to order expansion
Mental Health - Involuntary hospitalization, consultion with family members and peace officers, requirement
Mental Health - Outpatient treatment, orders for involuntarily hospitalized, mandate for
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Involuntary hospitalization, consultation with peace officers prior to, requirement


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