HB 004 Criminal Procedure: Time Limits for Competency Evaluations
AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; amending the time period for competency evaluations of nonadjudicated defendants as specified; providing procedures for competency evolutions; authorizing courts to order release of relevant records as specified; requiring reports and hearings as specified; and providing for an effective date.
THIS BILL IS A BILL WE ARE MONITORING FOR DUE PROCESS RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS.
2/18 - This bill has passed second reading in the House.
3/9 - This bill passed and will go into effect on 7/1/10. This bill should make the process for completing competency evaluations more efficient.