2020 Senate Bill 1220

Impose a “security transport officer” licensure mandate

Introduced in the Senate

Nov. 12, 2020

Introduced by Sen. Ed McBroom (R-38)

To impose a “security transport officer” licensure mandate, and establish standards for transporting an individual requiring treatment severe mental illness for involuntary hospitalization. The bill states the purpose of the new license category is to relieve police officers of this duty.

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy and Human Services