House Bill 579

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Last Action 03/04/20: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to mentally ill and intellectually disabled defendants.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1684
Sponsor C. Stevenson
Summary of Original Version Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 504 regarding forensic psychiatric facilities to limit evaluation and treatment to persons charged or convicted of violent offenses, rather than for all felonies; specify that if there is no substantial probablity that the defendant will attain competency, charges are to be dismissed without prejudice prior to a hearing under KRS Chapter 202A or 202B; amend definitions in KRS 202A.011 and 202B.010 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Involuntary hospitalization, criminal charges, dismissed without prejudice
Crimes and Punishments - Violent offenders, forensic psychiatric facilities, evaluations in
Criminal Procedure - Involuntary hospitalization, criminal charges, dismissed without prejudice
Mental Disability - Violent offenders, forensic psychiatric facilities, evaluations in
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, forensic psychiatric facilities, violent offenders
State Agencies - Department of Corrections, forensic psychiatric facilities, violent offenders
Civil Actions - Involuntary hospitalization, criminal charges, dismissed without prejudice

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03/02/20
  • introduced in House
03/04/20
  • to Judiciary (H)


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