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SB 1064 Mental health awareness training; law enforcement officers, firefighters, etc.

Introduced by: R. Creigh Deeds | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Mental health awareness training; law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to develop compulsory training standards for law-enforcement officers regarding mental health awareness. The bill also emergency medical services personnel, and firefighters other than volunteer firefighters to participate in a mental health awareness program created or certified by the Mental Health Work Group, established in the Department of Fire Programs.


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