House Bill 221

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Last Action posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to court-ordered community-based outpatient treatment.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 819
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 202A.081 to require that the attorney and, if available, alternative sentencing social worker be present when an agreement for court-ordered community-based outpatient treatment is reached and allow a peer support specialist or other supportive person to be present with approval of the court; require the Department of Public Advocacy to assign an alternative sentencing social worker to any person under court order who shall develop a treatment plan in collaboration with a community mental health center; require the court to appoint a case manager or team employed by a community mental health center to monitor treatment adherence, report on the person's functioning, recommend community support services, and assist the person in applying for social services; require that the case manager or team is available 24/7 and adequately trained; require that providers use evidence-based practices and define the term; provide that failure to abide by the treatment plan may result in rehospitalization provided that the criteria are met, procedures are initiated via affidavit by the case manager or team, and mental health examinations take place at community mental health centers; and require that courts report such orders to the cabinet.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, District - Outpatient mental health treatment, treatment options and reporting requirements
Health and Medical Services - Court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment, options and requirements
Mental Health - Court-ordered outpatient treatment, options and requirements
Public Advocate - Department of Public Advocacy, alternative sentencing social workers, requirements
Attorney, County - Court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment, attorneys, requirements
Fiscal Note - Department of Public Advocacy, alternative sentencing social workers, requirements
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

Actions

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01/16/14
  • introduced in House
01/21/14
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/05/14
  • reassigned to Health & Welfare (H)
02/10/14
  • posted in committee
02/13/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/14/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/18/14
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/28/14
  • posted in committee

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except remove requirement of the court’s approval for peer support; permit community-based outpatient treatment to be ordered an additional three times if a hearing took place and the court found a failure of treatment adherence and that the treatment is appropriate and necessary; and require that court-ordered outpatient services are Medicaid-eligible and covered.
Index Headings Courts, District - Outpatient mental health treatment, treatment options and reporting requirements
Health and Medical Services - Court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment, options and requirements
Mental Health - Court-ordered outpatient treatment, options and requirements
Public Advocate - Department of Public Advocacy, alternative sentencing social workers, requirements
Attorney, County - Court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment, attorneys, requirements
Fiscal Note - Department of Public Advocacy, alternative sentencing social workers, requirements

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:18 PM (EST)