92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0436
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Short description: 
CD CORR-TASK FORCE-MENT HEALTH                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Unified  Code  of  Corrections.   Provides  that  the      
   Department  of  Corrections  shall  convene  a  special  task force to      
   develop and propose  standards  for  the  delivery  of  mental  health      
   services  and  the  prevention  of  suicides  in  municipal  jails and      
   lockups.  Provides that the task force shall make  recommendations  to      
   the  General  Assembly  by January 15, 2002 of proposed changes to the      
   State's standards for municipal jails and lockups. Provides that the        
   Department must hold a public hearing before acting upon any                
   recommendation of the task force to provide individuals with mental         
   illness and their family members, mental health advisory organiza-          
   tions, and the public the opportunity to review, comment upon, and          
   request any changes to the proposed standards for municipal jails           
   and lockups. Effective immediately.                                         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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