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

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


In the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

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 of 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
All Sponsors:Senator Middleton
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0111
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary
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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March 19, 2018 8:44 P.M.