2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Reporting Requirements for ECOs, TDOs, and Involuntary Commitment Hearings (language only)

Item 282 #1c

Item 282 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Health and Human Resources, Secretary of

Page 250, after line 7, insert:
"C.  The Secretary of Health and Human Resources, in consultation with the  Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court, shall develop a reporting system to collect relevant information on emergency custody orders (ECOs), involuntary commitment orders (TDOs), and mental health commitment hearings by fiscal year.  The data collected shall include, but not be limited to, the number of ECOs, TDOs, and commitment hearings that occur each fiscal year by locality, and the estimated cost, duration, location, and disposition of each proceeding.  The information collected shall comply with all relevant state and federal health privacy laws and shall not include any personal identifiable information.  The data collected shall be reported to the Governor, the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, and the Supreme Court by November 1, 2008, and each year thereafter."

(This amendment requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court to report data on emergency custody orders, involuntary commitment orders, and mental health commitment hearings by fiscal year.)