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Joint Committee onMental Health and Substance Abuse

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 313A
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1410
House Information
Room 33
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2060
It shall be the duty of the committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse to consider all matters concerning behavioral health, drug detoxification, homeless mentally ill, Mental Health Department oversight, mental illness, mentally ill services and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Mar 28 2013 1:00 PM Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Apr 2 2013 1:00 PM Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (no topics published)   Completed A-1
May 14 2013 1:00 PM Bill Hearing 1

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Completed B-1
Jun 11 2013 1:00 PM Bill Hearing 2

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Completed A-2
Sep 10 2013 1:00 PM Mental Health

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Completed A-1
Sep 24 2013 1:00 PM Substance Abuse

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Completed A-1
Oct 22 2013 9:00 AM Mental Health

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Completed A-1
Jan 16 2014 10:30 AM Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Feb 4 2014 1:00 PM Late File bills referred to committee

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Completed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.1791  An Act relative to juvenile mental health  Kay Khan   Favorable 
H.1783  An Act to promote efficient access to mental health services   Ruth B. Balser   Favorable 
H.1784  An Act regarding proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project  Ruth B. Balser   Favorable 
H.1810  An Act relative to the treatment of prisoners.  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.1797  An Act providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers  Elizabeth A. Malia   Favorable 
H.1798  An Act relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics  Elizabeth A. Malia   Favorable 
S.903  An Act relative to juvenile mental health.  Gale D. Candaras   Favorable 
H.1811  An Act relative to services for persons with mental illness who are living with older family members or primary caretakers  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.1812  An Act relative to providing appropriate medical care for persons in mental health facilities  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.1815  An Act to require equitable payment from the Commonwealth  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.1816  An Act to provide services for medically ill and mentally ill persons  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.1805  An Act relative to creating a community based flexible supports oversight commission   James J. O'Day   Favorable with Changes 
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