SB17-242

SB17-242 - Modernize Behavioral Health Terminology in Colorado Revised Statutes

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning modernizing terminology in the Colorado Revised Statutes related to behavioral health.

The bill updates and modernizes terminology in the Colorado Revised Statutes related to behavioral health, mental health, alcohol abuse, and substance abuse. Based on specific contexts, the new terminology refers to behavioral health disorders, mental health disorders, alcohol use disorders, or substance use disorders.

Outdated references to the 'unit in the department of human services that administers behavioral health programs and services, including those related to mental health and substance abuse' have been corrected to use the actual current name of that office, which is 'the office of behavioral health in the department of human services'.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: May 25, 2017
05/25/2017 - Governor Signed
05/19/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/19/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/19/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/09/2017 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
05/08/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/05/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
05/04/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Reconsider to Health, Insurance, & Environment
03/30/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment
03/29/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/28/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
03/27/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/22/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/16/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services