SB 704 -  Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

by Rouson
Defining the term “first episode psychosis program”; revising requirements for the annual state behavioral health assessment; revising background screening requirements for certain peer specialists; requiring the Department of Children and Families to develop a training program for peer specialists and to give preference to trainers who are certified peer specialists; requiring the department to certify peer specialists directly or by approving a third-party credentialing entity, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2020
Last Event: 03/14/20 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7012 (Ch. 2020-39) on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
  • Appropriations

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7012 (Ch. 2020-39) Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 54 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 54 Time: 11/18/2019 - 12:22 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/29/2019 - 4:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: __