HB 172 & SB 124 Materials
As a part of ongoing efforts to improve Alaska's response to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis, changes to Alaska's Title 47 laws have been proposed. Below you will find materials and links associated with House Bill 172, and Senate Bill 124 - both introduced by Governor Dunleavy in April 2021.
Update: HB172 was passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Dunleavy on July 18, 2022 - the measure is now enacted.
FAQs - Crisis Stabilization in Alaska: Understanding HB172 (Department of Health, Sept. 2022)
- Transmittal Letter (Sponsor Statement)
- Bill Text
- Fiscal Notes
- Supplemental Documents
- HB172 Presentation Slides, Senate Finance Committee, 5.12.22
For more information about efforts to improve Alaska's Behavioral Health Crisis response, please visit: https://alaskamentalhealthtrust.org/alaska-mental-health-trust-authority/what-we-do/crisis-continuum-of-care/
If you have any questions, please contact Steve Williams, Chief Operating Officer: Steve.Williams@alaska.gov