Mental health matters

The Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1006 sponsored by Sen. Merritt and Sen. Charbonneau on mental health matters.

An amendment was adopted making the bill language discretionary upon approval of the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse and removing the proposed pilot program to serve misdemeanants. The amended bill passed 11-0.

Read the bill at https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/bills/house/1006