HB0111 (CH0188)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Department of Health - Defendants Found Incompetent to Stand Trial or Not Criminally Responsible - Commitment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188

Synopsis:Requiring a court to order a certain defendant committed to a certain facility if the court makes a certain finding; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to admit a certain defendant to a designated facility as soon as possible, but not later than 10 business days, after the Department receives the commitment order; requiring the Department to notify the court as to the date of admittance of the defendant; authorizing a court to impose certain sanctions if the Department fails to admit a defendant within a certain time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Barron, Lierman, Dumais, and Angel
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0233
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Health, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(3-106, 3-112)

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May 9, 2018 2:34 P.M.