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HB 2439 - 2015-16
Increasing access to adequate and appropriate mental health services for children and youth.
Companion Bill: SB 6494
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 13
First reading, referred to Early Learning & Human Services (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 20
Public hearing in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ELHS - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 2
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 8
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 16
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 16). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 77; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Human Services, Mental Health & Housing.
Feb 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
HSMH - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments. Asks Senate to recede from amendments.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 9
Senate receded from amendments.
Rules suspended.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Held on calendar.
Mar 10
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 1; absent, 1; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 10
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 86; nays, 11; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 10
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 10
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 31
Governor signed.
Chapter 96, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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