March 22, 2013





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 203

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DIGEST OF SB 203 (Updated March 20, 2013 11:54 am - DI 107)



Citations Affected: IC 12-28.

Synopsis: Protection and advocacy services commission. Provides that an individual with mental illness is eligible for services from the protection and advocacy services commission if the individual lives in a community setting, including the individual's own home.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Leising , Becker, Stoops, Breaux
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ FRIZZELL, KLINKER)




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    January 31, 2013, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 4, 2013, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    February 5, 2013, read third time, passed. Yeas 49, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 26, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs.
    March 21, 2013, reported _ Do Pass.






March 22, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 203



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 12-28-1-13; (13)ES0203.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-28-1-13, AS AMENDED BY P.L.99-2007, SECTION 136, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 13. An individual with a mental illness is eligible for services under this chapter if the individual:
        (1) has a significant mental illness or emotional impairment, as determined by a mental health professional qualified under Indiana statutes and rules; and
        (2) is:
            (A) an inpatient or a resident in a facility rendering care or treatment even if the location of the inpatient or resident is unknown;
            (B) in the process of being admitted to a facility rendering care or treatment, including an individual being transported to the facility; or
            (C) involuntarily confined in a municipal detention facility for reasons other than serving a sentence resulting from conviction for a crime; or
             (D) living in a community setting, including the individual's own home.