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Criminal Procedure - Incompetency and Criminal Responsibility - Dismissal of Charges

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Delegate Dumais


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing the State to petition to delay the dismissal of criminal charges against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial in order to protect a victim or potential victim who is a minor.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Dumais
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0579
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Mental and Behavioral Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 21, 2018 2:33 P.M.