VA SB1454 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-01-25 - Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Evidence of mental competence; medical scans of brain. Provides that in any proceeding where mental competence or mental impairment is at issue, the court shall accept a properly authenticated computed tomography (CT) scan, computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan, or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan that demonstrates that the subject of such scan or image has a normal and uninjured brain as proof of competency and lack of impairment.

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Evidence of mental competence; medical scans of brain.


Roll Calls

2021-01-25 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-01-25SenatePassed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
2021-01-20SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2021-01-20SenateIntroduced bill reprinted 21102755D
2021-01-20SenatePresented and ordered printed 21102755D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
801413.03(n/a)See Bill Text

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