HB76 (2017) Detail

Relative to involuntary administration of medication to inmates with mental illnesses.


HB 76 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0007

04/09

 

HOUSE BILL 76

 

AN ACT relative to involuntary administration of medication to inmates with mental illnesses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Elliott, Rock. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes the commissioner of the department of corrections to establish a procedure for the involuntary administration of medication to inmates with a mental illness.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0007

04/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to involuntary administration of medication to inmates with mental illnesses.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Subparagraph; Department of Corrections; Powers and Duties of Commissioner.  Amend RSA 21-H:8, III by inserting after subparagraph (f) the following new subparagraph:

(g)  A policy and procedure for the involuntary administration of medication and treatment to inmates with a diagnosed mental illness.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB76 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 11, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 26, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB76 Revision: 720 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 8:13 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 15
Jan. 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 01:30 PM LOB 204
Jan. 17, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 01/17/2017 01:00 PM LOB 204
Jan. 11, 2017 Executive Session: 01/11/2017 LOB 204
Jan. 26, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/26/2017 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 8 P. 2
Jan. 26, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 01/26/2017 HJ 4 P. 2