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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2508 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 and substance use disorder treatment

SENATE, Monday, May 7, 2018 - The committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of William N. Brownsberger, Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize public health workers to pursue new measures to reduce harm and stigma for people affected by substance use disorder; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1085) of Viriato M. deMacedo and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to enable physician assistants to authorize psychiatric and substance abuse holds; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Jason M. Lewis, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen prescription drug safety and drug stewardship; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger, Michael D. Brady, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2508).

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.2508
Date Branch Action
5/7/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery
5/7/2018 Senate Accompanied by S1081, S1085, S1098 and S1108
5/7/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/14/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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