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Bill aims to ease problems for mental health patients
Sacramento Business Journal

The state Senate has approved a measure that would give counties more options for individuals with severe mental illness who are facing involuntary treatment — and could relieve overcrowded local emergency rooms struggling to cope with the issue. Senate Bill 364 by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg sailed out of the Senate Tuesday by unanimous bipartisan vote of 39-0.

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