Maine LD 657: An Act To Provide Enhanced Mental Health Services to the County Prison Population

LD 657 (subjects: PRISONERS , MEDICAL CARE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=657&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Roberta Beavers of South Berwick: (D – District 2) — e-mail | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/5/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.
5/29/2015 House Reports READ.
Motion of Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro to ACCEPT the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report FAILED.
ROLL CALL NO. 118
(Yeas 51 – Nays 86 – Absent 14 – Excused 0)
Subsequently, the Minority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-222) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-222).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/1/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator ROSEN of Hancock the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/2/2015 House On motion of Representative GIDEON of Freeport, TABLED pending FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
Later today assigned.
6/2/2015 House Unfinished Business
6/3/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the House INSISTED on ACCEPTANCE of the Minority Ought to Pass as Amended Report and PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-222).
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/4/2015 Senate On motion by Senator ROSEN of Hancock The Senate INSISTED To ACCEPTANCE of the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Provide Enhanced Mental Health Services to the County Prison Population

CONCEPT DRAFT

SUMMARY

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to increase funding for mental health care services for the county prison population, including educating and training prison employees in behavioral health assessment and protocols on an annual basis. It would also require that every county jail have a mental health worker on site at least 8 hours a day.

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