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

Sponsored by:

Senator Ready


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to order administration of specified medication to a defendant for a period of no longer than 30 days after a finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible under specified circumstances; providing that specified medication may be administered to a specified individual before the decision of a specified panel for a period of no longer than 30 days under specified circumstances; requiring a specified panel to issue a specified decision within 30 days under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Ready and Hough
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0650
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
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 1:12 P.M.