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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2440 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to mental health issues

SENATE, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - The committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1083) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to require victims to be notified of certain hearings concerning the custodial status of individuals adjudged not guilty of a crime by reason of mental illness or after being found not competent to stand trial; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1084) of Cynthia S. Creem, John J. Lawn, Jr., Barbara A. L'Italien, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Mental Health; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to promote high value and evidence-based behavioral health care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1097) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Marjorie C. Decker, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent adolescent substance use; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1102) of John F. Keenan, Michael G. Bellotti, Norfolk County Sheriff, Adam G. Hinds and Carlos Gonzalez for legislation to expand addiction treatment within houses of correction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1104) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to improve the quality of mental health services, and rights of patients, by providing for sufficient privacy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1105) of Marie Winfield for legislation to protect public health, promote accountability and prevent the violation of individual rights through the misuse – abuse & the violation of law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1106) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Kevin G. Honan, Jonathan Hecht and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge, Paul R. Heroux and Juana Matias for legislation to reaffirm our commitment to serving adults with autism; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the classification of the street drug known as Molly, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2440).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2440
Date Branch Action
4/17/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery
4/17/2018 Senate Accompanied by S1083, S1084, S1094, S1097, S1102, S1104, S1105, S1106, S1107 and S1116
4/17/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/7/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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