CA Legislation: AB 1300 - Mental Health

Bill Number: AB 1300

Sponsor: Assembly Member Ridley-Thomas

Summary:  This bill addresses involuntary commitments.  It specifies that telehealth services can be used by any licensed professional (including psychologist, clinical social worker or mental health professional) for the evaluation, treatment, consultation or other mental health services dealing with involuntary commitments. * Changes to telehealth section amended out of bill.

Status: 6/30/16: From Senate Health Committee: Do pass and re-refer to Senate Committee on Rules

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