Bill Summaries: all (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 5 2011 - View summary

    Authorizes the Legislative Research Commission to study the procedures regarding determinations of a criminal defendant's incapacity to proceed to trial and involuntary commitment, in view of limited resources of law enforcement, hospitals, and mental health facilities, and directing that the study include evaluation of the statutory option for taking dismissals during the involuntary commitment process. Allows an interim report to the General Assembly when it reconvenes in 2012 and requires final report to the 2013 General Assembly.