Substitute for H.B. No. 5298
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY.

To require the probate court to follow certain procedures before issuing an order for involuntary electroconvulsive therapy and to replace the term "shock therapy" with "electroconvulsive therapy".

Introduced by:
Public Health Committee

 New today  2-4 days old  5 days & older

*NOTE: Add to My Bills and Add Notes are cookie-based functions. If device cookies are cleaned, this information will be lost.

*NOTE: Add to My Bills and Add Notes are cookie-based functions. Browser must accept cookies from cga.ct.gov to function. If browser cookies are cleaned, bills will be lost.

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/5/2013Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 4/4/2013Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Judiciary
 4/4/2013(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/3/2013(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/2/2013(PH)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Judiciary
 3/28/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health
 3/27/2013Drafted by Committee
 3/11/2013(PH)Vote to Draft
 2/15/2013Public Hearing 02/20
 2/4/2013(PH)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/15/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

Co-sponsors of HB-5298

Rep. Sandy H. Nafis, 27th Dist.
Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.

NOTE: Please direct all inquiries regarding the status of bills to the Office of the House Clerk and/or Senate Clerks' Office.