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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 258
Mental health; extend peace officer requirements to crisis response team members; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to extend certain requirements of a peace officer to a member of the mobile crisis response team relating to emergency admissions of persons who are mentally ill; to authorize a licensed professional counselor to perform certain acts which physicians, psychologists, and others are authorized to perform regarding emergency examinations of persons who are mentally ill or alcoholic or drug dependent; to define certain terms; to require a clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor to secure certification to perform certain acts from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/17/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/16/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/15/2011 - House Hopper