Senate Counsel, Research
and Fiscal Analysis
Minnesota Senate Bldg.
95 University Avenue W. Suite 3300
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4791
Tom Bottern
Director
   Senate   
State of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
S.F. No. 702 - Modifying Provisions Related to Individuals who are Committed as Mentally Ill and Dangerous to the Public (first engrossment)
 
Author: Senator Kathy Sheran
 
Prepared By: Joan White, Senate Counsel (651/296-3814)
 
Date: April 13, 2015



 

Section 1 (253B.18, subdivision 4c) requires the civil commitment special review board to review each denied petition for a reduction in custody for barriers and obstacles preventing a patient from progressing in treatment, and provide the commissioner an annual summation of the barriers to treatment progress and recommendations to achieve the common goal of making progress in treatment. 

Section 2 (253B.18, subdivision 5) requires the head of the treatment facility to schedule a hearing before the special review board for any patient who has not appeared before the board in the previous three years, and schedule a hearing at least every three years, thereafter. 

 
Check on the status of this bill
 
Back to Senate Counsel and Research Bill Summaries page
 

 
This page is maintained by the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis for the Minnesota Senate.
 
Last review or update: 04/13/2015
 
If you see any errors on this page, please e-mail us at webmaster@senate.mn