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SB 5480 - 2013-14
Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
Sponsors: Keiser, Kohl-Welles, Darneille, Nelson, McAuliffe, Kline
Companion Bill: HB 1777
Bill History

2013 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 31
First reading, referred to Human Services & Corrections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 7
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 18
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
HSC - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 1
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Human Services & Corrections. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 5
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 11
1st substitute bill substituted (HSC 13). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 13
First reading, referred to Judiciary (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Mar 21
Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
JUDI - Executive action taken by committee.
JUDI - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Mar 29
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 1
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 5
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Executive action taken by committee.
Apr 8
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Judiciary. (Majority Report)
Apr 9
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 15
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 16
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 23
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 24
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 25
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 27
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 21
Governor signed.
Chapter 335, 2013 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2013.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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