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HB17-1020: Staffing Task Force Mental Illness Justice Systems

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB17-1020
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: J. Singer / B. Martinez Humenik


The bill amends provisions in current statute to provide for
ongoing staff support for the task force concerning treatment of persons
with mental illness in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (03/08/2017)
Sent to the Governor (03/02/2017)
Signed by the Speaker of the House (02/28/2017)
House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (02/23/2017)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (02/21/2017)
Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee (2/17/2017)
Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole (02/15/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services (01/31/2017)
House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole (01/24/2017)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services (01/11/2017)

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