S.F. No. 0015
Title 25 revisions.
Sponsored By: Select Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
AN ACT relating to involuntary commitments and emergency detentions; amending definitions as specified; specifying services that can be considered treatment; authorizing licensed psychologists to conduct examinations for the purpose of involuntary hospitalization proceedings; clarifying liability for costs of emergency detention; specifying responsibility for the transportation of a detainee, a patient and a discharged person under specified conditions; authorizing counties to establish a single point of responsibility for treatment of detainees; conforming provisions; and providing for an effective date.
12/9/2009 Bill Number Assigned
2/8/2010 S Received for Introduction
2/9/2010 S Introduced and Referred to S10
Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Bebout, Burns, Case, Coe, Cooper, Dockstader, Elliott, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Massie, Meier, Meyer, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Sessions, Townsend and Von Flatern
Ayes 30 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/17/2010 S10 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Senator(s) Hastert, Hunnicutt, Landen, Schiffer and Scott
Ayes 5 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/17/2010 S Placed on General File
Page 1-line 3 Delete.
Page 1-line 4 Delete "specified;".
Page 1-line 5 After "treatment;" insert "authorizing licensed psychologists to conduct examinations for the purpose of involuntary hospitalization proceedings;".
Page 1-line 14 After "W.S." delete balance of line and insert "25-10-101(a)(xiii),".
Page 1-line 15 Delete.
Page 1-line 16 Delete "25-10-109(b)(ii) and (f)" insert "25‑10‑110(e)".
Page 2-lines 8 through 24 Delete.
Page 3-lines 1 and 2 Delete.
Page 3-lines 20 through 23 Delete.
Page 4-lines 1 through 24 Delete.
Page 5-lines 1 through 24 Delete.
Page 6-lines 1 through 12 Delete.
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"25-10-110. Involuntary hospitalization proceedings.
(e) The court shall appoint one
(1) or more examiners to examine the proposed patient and to make a written
report to the court of the findings as to the history and mental illness of the
proposed patient. The court may order the proposed patient to appear for
examination and if the proposed patient does not appear the court may compel
his appearance. The examination shall be held at a hospital, a medical
facility, the home of the proposed patient or any other suitable place which
will not have a harmful effect on his health. The examination shall be
conducted no later than seven (7) days from the date of the notice. If the examination is conducted by an
examiner other than a licensed physician,
or psychiatrist , or licensed
psychologist, the court shall appoint a licensed physician, or psychiatrist
or licensed psychologist to review the
findings of the examiner and conduct a further examination, if indicated, and
to report to the court.".
Page 7-line 12 Delete "such" insert "the".
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Page 9–line 11 Delete "3" insert "2". SCOTT, CHAIRMAN
2/18/2010 S Passed CoW
2/19/2010 S Passed 2nd
2/22/2010 S Passed 3rd
Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Burns, Coe, Elliott,
Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt,
Nays: Senator(s) Bebout, Case, Cooper, Dockstader, Perkins and Ross
Ayes 24 Nays 6 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/23/2010 H Received for Introduction
2/23/2010 H Introduced and Referred to H01
2/25/2010 H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Blikre, Cannady, Gingery, Peasley, Quarberg and Throne
Excused: Representative(s) Patton
Ayes 8 Nays 0 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/25/2010 H Placed on General File
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Page 1-line 2 Delete "a definition" insert "definitions".
Page 1-line 15 After "25-10-101(a)" insert "(ix) and".
Page 2-After line 6 Insert:
"(ix) "Mental illness" and "mentally ill" mean a physical, emotional, mental or behavioral disorder which causes a person to be dangerous to himself or others and which requires treatment, but do not include addiction to drugs or alcohol, drug or alcohol intoxication or developmental disabilities, except when one (1) or more of those conditions co-occurs as a secondary diagnosis with a mental illness;".
Page 3-line 14 Before "psychiatrist" insert "licensed".
Page 3-line 16 Before "psychiatrist" insert "licensed".
Page 4-line 12 After "(iv)" delete balance of line and insert "Costs incurred under W.S. 25-10-125(b).".
Page 4-lines 13 through 17 Delete entirely. GINGERY, CHAIRMAN
2/26/2010 H Passed CoW
3/1/2010 H Passed 2nd
3/2/2010 H Passed 3rd
Ayes: Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Blikre, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Miller, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Throne, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Nays: Representative(s) Kimble
Excused: Representative(s) Childers, Hallinan, Peasley and Philp
Ayes 55 Nays 1 Excused 4 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
3/3/2010 S Received for Concurrence
3/3/2010 S Did Concur
Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Burns, Coe, Cooper, Dockstader, Elliott, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Massie, Meier, Meyer, Nicholas, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Sessions, Townsend and Von Flatern
Nays: Senator(s) Bebout, Case and Perkins
Ayes 27 Nays 3 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
3/3/2010 Assigned Number SEA No. 0035
3/4/2010 S President Signed SEA No. 0035
3/4/2010 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0035
3/9/2010 Governor Signed SEA No. 0035
3/9/2010 Assigned Chapter Number
Chapter No. 0079 Session Laws of Wyoming 2010