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2021 House Bill 4414: Authorize new county “security transport officer" function and licensure category

Public Act 214 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Beau LaFave R-Iron Mountain on March 2, 2021
To permit a county board of commissioners to establish a county mental health transportation panel comprised of specified officials and individuals representing specified interests, for the purpose of establish an alternative to using peace officers (police) to transport individuals with severe mental illness for involuntary hospitalization. The bill would also and authorize counties contracting with a private service to do this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on March 2, 2021
Reported in the House on June 21, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Beau LaFave R-Iron Mountain on September 22, 2022
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 22, 2022
To permit a county board of commissioners to establish a county mental health transportation panel comprised of specified officials and individuals representing specified interests, for the purpose of establishing an alternative to using peace officers (police) to transport individuals with severe mental illness for involuntary hospitalization. The bill would also authorize counties contracting with a private service to do this.
Received in the Senate on September 27, 2022
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on September 27, 2022
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on October 14, 2022

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