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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to order a specified defendant's doctor to develop a treatment plan within 5 days of the defendant's admission to a designated facility after a finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible under specified circumstances; providing that if a defendant refuses medication, the court may order a clinical review panel to convene within 14 days of the defendant's admission to the designated facility in order to review any proposed administration of psychiatric medication over the refusal of the defendant; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Atterbeary, Dumais, Krebs, Rose, Shoemaker, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0691
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Mental and Behavioral Health
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(3-106, 3-112)
Article - Health - General

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.