VA HB53 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 1 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-01 - Committee Referral Pending
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

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.

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Title

Persons acquitted by reason of insanity; evaluation.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-12-01HouseCommittee Referral Pending
2017-12-01HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100446D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
192182.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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