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CHA Website Now Features Information on LPS Modernization Act

CHA’s website now includes detailed information about AB 1300 (Ridley-Thomas), CHA’s legislation to modernize the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act on involuntary civil commitment for psychiatric treatment. The web page offers background information, as well as an explanation of why the LPS Act needs to be modernized and how AB 1300 would accomplish that.

The page also contains links to related resources, including the current bill language and index; fact sheets and flowcharts on the LPS Act and related issues; data on emergency department usage related to behavioral health; and more. The page can be accessed at