91st General Assembly
Status of SB0930
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Local Mental Health Services  Planning  Council  Act.      
   Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create from 30 to      
   50 local mental health services planning councils throughout the State      
   with  11  to  19  members  each to be comprised of persons with mental      
   illness, family  members  of  persons  with  mental  illness,  persons      
   involved  in  providing  services  to persons with mental illness, and      
   advocates for persons with mental illness.  Provides that  each  local      
   council  shall advise the Department on its plan for delivering mental      
   health services for that council's region  each  year,  and  shall  be      
   allowed to comment on and give advice regarding any substantial change      
   proposed by the Department before the change is implemented.  Provides      
   that, at least once a year, each local council shall provide a written      
   report  to  the  Joint  Advisory Council of the Mental Health Services      
   System which shall include suggestions for improvements in the  mental      
   health  system  and  the  priorities  for services within that system,      
   which reports shall be collated by  the  Joint  Advisory  Council  and      
   disseminated to various entities.  Exempts areas with community health      
   boards.  Effective immediately.                                             
   99-02-25  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-25  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   99-02-25  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               PUBLIC HEALTH         
   99-03-09  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   99-03-19  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   99-03-19  S                   COMMITTEE               PUBLIC HEALTH         
   99-03-20  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   01-01-09  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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