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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2572 192nd (Current)

An Act addressing barriers to care for mental health

Senate, November 9, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill addressing barriers to care for mental health (Senate, No. 1276) (also based on Senate, Nos. 675 and 1288),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2572).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Lovely, Joan B. Addressing wait times for MassHealth patients Withdrawn
2
Cronin, John J. Investment in behavioral health care Withdrawn
3
(Redraft)
Cronin, John J. ED Provision of Behavioral Health Care Adopted
4
(Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Mental Health Care for Incarcerated People Adopted
5
Finegold, Barry R. Preventing Suicide Coercion Withdrawn
6
(Redraft)
Jehlen, Patricia D. Signature Authority for Psychiatric Nurse Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialists Adopted
7
(Redraft)
Creem, Cynthia Stone Screening for Childhood Trauma Adopted
8
(Redraft)
Cronin, John J. Medical Necessity Special Commission Adopted
9
(Redraft)
Lesser, Eric P. Defining clinical social work practice Adopted
10
Lesser, Eric P. Improving access to family physicians Rejected
11
Lesser, Eric P. Establishing a commission to study substance use disorder and treatment disparities in the minority community Rejected
12
Fattman, Ryan C. Relative to 100% disabled veteran motor vehicle excise tax exemption Rejected
13
Comerford, Joanne M. Information Shared with Attorney General Adopted
14
Tarr, Bruce E. Billing for mental health Withdrawn
15
Comerford, Joanne M. Continuity of Care Rejected
16
Comerford, Joanne M. Mental Health Crisis Number on Student IDs Rejected
17
Comerford, Joanne M. Rural Considerations in Portal Design Rejected
18
Collins, Nick Relative to Mental Health Providers Rejected
19
Rausch, Rebecca L. Ensuring Access to Mental Health Supports in K-12 Schools Withdrawn
20
Collins, Nick Relative to Recovery Homes Withdrawn
21
Eldridge, James B. DMH Oversight of Mental Health Watch Rejected
22
Collins, Nick Certification of Sober Homes Withdrawn
23
Collins, Nick Relative to Providing Life Saving Treatment Withdrawn
24
Crighton, Brendan P. Standard Release Form Advisory Group Makeup Adopted
25
Tarr, Bruce E. Commission Meeting Adopted

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