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Senate Bill 0409


Senate Bill 0409

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Commitment based on law enforcement affidavit. Provides that an application or a petition for the commitment of a person who is alleged to be mentally ill and either dangerous or gravely disabled does not require a physician's written statement if a law enforcement officer files the application or petition with an affidavit stating certain information. Requires a court to appoint a physician to examine a person who is alleged to be mentally ill and either dangerous or gravely disabled before a commitment hearing.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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