Gov. Ron DeSantis will soon decide the fate of a $50 million proposal to reform Florida’s Baker and Marchman acts, the laws that govern the involuntary commitment of people with mental health and substance use disorders.

HB 7021, by Republican Rep. Patt Maney, a retired judge from Shalimar, was among 24 bills lawmakers forwarded to the Executive Office of the Governor late last week.

DeSantis has until June 22 to act, or the measures become law without his signature.

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