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Title
Health – Mental and Emotional Disorders – Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)
Sponsored by
Delegate Bagnall
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Altering the minimum age, from 16 years to 12 years, at which a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and certain treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing that a health care provider may decide to provide certain information to a certain parent, guardian, or custodian under certain provisions of law unless the health care provider believes the disclosure will lead to harm to the minor or deter the minor from seeking care.
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0041
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2021
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
9/22/2020
Legislative Date
9/22/2020
Action
Pre-filed
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/13/2021
Legislative Date
1/13/2021
Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/29/2021
Legislative Date
1/29/2021
Action
Hearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 9/22/2020 9/22/2020 Pre-filed
House 1/13/2021 1/13/2021 First Reading Health and Government Operations
Text - First - Health – Mental and Emotional Disorders – Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)
House 1/29/2021 1/29/2021 Hearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.
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Last Updated: 2/17/2021 4:44 PM
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