The Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill extends the repeal date for the legislative oversight committee concerning the treatment of persons with mental health disorders in the criminal and juvenile justice systems (committee), and the associated task force (task force), to July 1, 2023. Substantive changes included in the reauthorization include broadening the name and scope of the committee and task force from"persons with mental health disorders" to "persons with behavioral health disorders";
making collaboration mandatory between members of the committee and the task force; 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 providing staff support by the legislative council staff, within existing resources .
(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)