DMHDD-CLOSED CIRCUIT TV
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Act (short title changed to Mental Health and
Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act effective July 1, 1997).
Allows the Department of Human Services as successor to the Department
of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities to install closed
circuit televisions in institutions supervised or operated by the
Department to monitor patients in those institutions. Effective July
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Allows the Department of Human Services to install closed circuit
televisions only in quiet rooms in institutions to monitor patients.
FISCAL NOTE (DMHDD)
There will be no fiscal impact on this Dept.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB418 fails to create a State mandate.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the monitoring by closed circuit television shall
not be construed to supersede or interfere with any existing
provisions in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code
concerning the observation and monitoring of patients.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0444
Last action date: 97-08-16
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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