.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1556 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. [253B.046] LIMITED TIME PERIOD.
1.4(a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a person being held under a judicial
1.5hold in jail pending a court order for civil commitment must be transferred to a treatment
1.6facility or community-based treatment program with an appropriate level of security
1.7within 48 hours of the first date of confinement under the hold. This paragraph does not
1.8apply to a person who has elected to be confined in a Department of Corrections or county
1.9correction or detention facility under section 253B.045.
1.10(b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a person confined in a correctional
1.11facility or jail who is civilly committed to a treatment facility with an appropriate level
1.12of security by court order must be placed in that facility within 48 hours of the date of
1.14EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective August 1, 2013, and applies to civil
1.15commitment proceedings beginning on or after that date.
Sec. 2. PERSONS PRESENTLY CONFINED.
1.17A person confined in a correctional facility or jail for more than 48 hours pending
1.18transfer to a treatment facility with an appropriate level of security on July 31, 2013, must
1.19be transferred to the secure treatment facility within 48 hours of that date, unless the
1.20person has elected to be confined in a Department of Corrections or county correction or
1.21detention facility under Minnesota Statutes, section 253B.045.
1.22EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective August 1, 2013.
Amend the title accordingly