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Bill Detail: SB22-021

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Title Treatment Behavioral Health Disorders Justice System
Status Governor Signed (06/08/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors A. Benavidez (D)
J. Amabile (D)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 01/12/2022

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment
of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and
Juvenile Justice Systems.
The bill updates provisions of the existing
article 1.9 of title 18, Colorado Revised Statutes, concerning the treatment
of persons with mental health disorders in the criminal and juvenile
justice systems.

Substantive changes include:
  • Broadening the name and scope of the legislative oversight
committee (committee) and associated task force (task
force) from concerning the treatment of persons with
mental health disorders to persons with behavioral health
  • Allowing the task force to research topics for members of
the committee upon request;
  • Adjusting task force membership;
  • Further defining issues for the task force to study; and
  • Extending the repeal date to July 1, 2027.

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