Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 7 of Chapter 14 of Title 8.01 a section numbered 8.01-413.03 as follows:
§8.01-413.03. Evidence of mental competence; medical scans of brain.
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.