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Criminal Procedure – Incompetency and Criminal Responsibility – Court–Ordered Evaluation

Sponsored by:

Senator Ready


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

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to order administration of psychiatric medication to a defendant for a period of no longer than 30 days after a finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible under certain circumstances; providing that certain medication may be administered to a certain individual before the decision of a certain panel for a period of no longer than 30 days under certain circumstances; requiring a certain panel to issue a certain decision within 30 days after a court orders treatment under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Ready, Bates, Kelley, and Salling
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0202
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0691 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health, Department of
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Mental and Behavioral Health
State Hospitals
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(3-106, 3-112)
Article - Health - General

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March 14, 2018 2:09 P.M.