HB 822 – Comprehensive Behavioral Health Plan

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Verla Insko (D-Orange), Rep. Cynthia Ball (D-Wake) Rep. Amos Quick (D-Forsyth)

Bill Summary

This bill revises the state plan for mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse to ensure the state develops a comprehensive plan.

The goal of the plan is to develop a mission, a vision, goals, objectives, oversight and accountability for the behavioral health care system in NC.

Bill Movement

Filed – April 16, 2019

Committee Referrals

  • Health – Referral withdrawn July 30, 2019.
  • Rules – Proposed Committee Substitute passed July 31, 2019.