HB 53 Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; evaluation.
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Summary as introduced:
Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; evaluation. Provides that a person acquitted of a crime by reason of insanity may, based on the determination of the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, be evaluated for commitment or release with or without conditions on an outpatient basis or be confined to a hospital for the purpose of such evaluation. Under current law, the person acquitted must be confined to a hospital for the purpose of such evaluation. The bill provides that the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services determines whether such evaluations are conducted on an outpatient basis or whether the person acquitted will be confined to a hospital for the purpose of the evaluation.

Full text:
12/01/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100446D  pdf

Status:
12/01/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100446D
12/01/17  House: Committee Referral Pending