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SB 91/FN (BR 88) - J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., D. Harper Angel, S. Humphries, A. Kerr, M. McGarvey, R. Thomas
AN ACT relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment and making an appropriation therefor.
Amend KRS 202A.081 to require that an attorney be present for a patient agreed order and allow a peer support specialist to be present; require the court to appoint an outpatient provider agency recognized by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assemble a multi-disciplinary team to develop a treatment plan, monitor treatment adherence, and report to the court; require that crisis services are available 24/7; provide that failure to abide by the order may result in rehospitalization provided that the criteria are met, procedures are initiated via affidavit by the multi-disciplinary team, and mental health examinations take place at community mental health centers; permit additional orders with due process; require that patient agreed order services are covered by Medicaid; require that courts report such orders to the Kentucky Commission on Services and Supports for Individuals with Mental Illness, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Disorders, and Dual Diagnoses; and rename this commitment process a patient agreed order; amend KRS 202A.261 to exempt certain hospitals from being required to provide particular services; amend KRS 202A.271 to require certain hospitals to be paid for services performed under portions of this Act at the same rates the hospital negotiates for other services; create new sections of KRS Chapter 202A to create a process for District Courts to order assisted outpatient mental health treatment; provide for transportation processes for the purposes of a mental health examination; establish eligibility and court proceedings; require a mental health examination and the development of a treatment plan; establish the process for hearings; require the court to appoint an outpatient provider agency to monitor and report on the person under order; authorize 72-hour emergency admission for failure to comply with orders; provide for the right to stay, vacate, or modify orders; provide for a process to change a treatment plan; permit an additional period of treatment to be ordered provided certain criteria are met; require that assisted outpatient treatment services are covered by Medicaid; make the implementation of all newly created sections of KRS Chapter 202A contingent on funding; name these new sections of the bill "Tim's Law"; APPROPRIATION.
SCS1 - Retain original provisions except to delete the first section amending KRS 202A.081.
Jan 04, 2017 - introduced in Senate
Jan 07, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Feb 16, 2017 - reassigned to Health & Welfare (S)
Feb 22, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 23, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 24, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, February 27, 2017
Feb 27, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 34-3 with Committee Substitute
Feb 28, 2017 - received in House
Mar 01, 2017 - to Judiciary (H)
Mar 06, 2017 - posted in committee
Mar 07, 2017 - taken from Judiciary (H); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
Mar 08, 2017 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 14, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 95-0
Mar 15, 2017 - received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
Mar 27, 2017 - vetoed
Mar 29, 2017 - vetoed Bill received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto; veto overridden; Bill passed 35-1; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto; veto overridden; Bill passed 91-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 30, 2017 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts, ch. 154)