Bill Text: AZ SB1004 | 2022 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Technical correction; prisoners; mental disorders

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A) 2021-11-15 - Prefile [SB1004 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2022-SB1004-Introduced.html

 

 

PREFILED    NOV 15 2021

REFERENCE TITLE: technical correction; prisoners; mental disorders

 

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2022

 

 

SB 1004

 

Introduced by

Senator Leach

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending section 31-126, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to prisoners.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Section 31-126, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE31-126. Examination of certain prisoners for mental disorder

When a person confined in the county jail upon on arrest for or conviction of a misdemeanor manifests symptoms of a mental disorder, the sheriff shall notify a licensed physician who shall examine the person. If in the judgment of a licensed physician the person is suffering from a mental disorder, proceedings shall be taken as prescribed by title 36, chapter 5. The proceedings under title 36, chapter 5 shall be separate from court proceedings relating to the misdemeanor charge. END_STATUTE

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