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Drafter: LHM
Typist:
Legislature:  32 
Date Received: 7/20/2017
Date Assigned: 8/29/2017
Date Introduced: 8/15/2018
Date To LtGovernor:
Date To Senator: 8/15/2018
Date To Governor: 1/5/2019
Date Approved: 1/6/2019
Date Vetoed:
Date Overridden:
BR Number: 17-0727
Request Type: Bill
Bill Number: 32-0247
Act Number: 8152
Resolution Number:
Amendment Number:
Governors Number:
Sponsors: Novelle Francis, Jr, Nellie Riveria-O'Reilly, Kurt A. Vialet
CoSponsors: Janelle K. Sarauw
Subject: An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, titles 3, 5, 14, 15, 16, 19, 23, 27, and 34 to change all references to mental health to behavioral health; amending title 19, chapter 31, section 716 (a) relating to the Citizens Council on Mental Illness Alcoholism and Drug Dependency; repealing section 14 of Act No. 7897 and section 2, paragraph (1) of Act No. 7697; appropriating $3,000,000 for the establishment of a behavioral health care facility on the island of St. Croix; and establishing requirements for the operation of in-patient and out-patient treatment programs at the behavioral health care facility
Committee: CH&HS
Committee Action: 08/15/18 - REPORTED OUT TO THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND JUDICIARY
Floor Action: 12/28/18 - AMENDED AND ADOPTED; AMENDMENT NO #32-919
    Rules Action: 11/29/18 - AMENDED AND REPORTED OUT TO THE FLOOR; AMEND #32-787
Remarks: 08/15/18 - SENATORS N. R. O'REILLY AND K. VIALET ADDED AS SPONSORS; SENATOR J. K. SARAUW ADDED AS CO-SPONSOR 04/12/18-MEMO SENT TO SENATOR AS PER ATTY. THARPES 01/10/18 - RECEIVED SUGGESTED LANGUAGE BY EMAIL FROM SENATOR 08/10/17 - MEMO SENT TO LC/STX FOR DISTRIBUTION
 
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