HB12-1140 - Suicide Prevention For Minors Family Education

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Duties Of The Department Of Public Health And Environment As Coordinator For Suicide Prevention Programs Throughout The State.

The Colorado department of public health and environment (department) is designated in statute as the coordinator for suicide prevention programs throughout the state. The bill adds as a duty of the department, in its coordinator role, that the department require all hospitals that it licenses or certifies to educate parents, relatives, or friends to whom a minor who attempts suicide or displays suicidal gestures will be released from the hospital regarding the warning signs of suicide and suicide prevention.

Latest update: May 11, 2012
05/11/2012 Governor Action - Signed
05/03/2012 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/03/2012 Sent to the Governor
05/02/2012 Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/26/2012 Senate Third Reading Passed
04/25/2012 Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily
04/24/2012 Senate Second Reading Passed
04/17/2012 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
04/12/2012 Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/15/2012 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health and Human Services
03/05/2012 House Third Reading Passed
03/02/2012 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments
02/28/2012 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily
02/24/2012 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
02/16/2012 House Committee on Health and Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/20/2012 Introduced In House - Assigned to Health and Environment