HB 1005: Defendants with Mental Illness
GENERAL BILL by Fetterhoff
Defendants with Mental Illness; Requires jail staff to screen each misdemeanor defendant for mental health disorders; requires authorized professional certificate if evaluation demonstrates criteria for involuntary examination; provides duties and procedures in such cases; provides for considerations upon defendant's successful completion of all recommendations from mental health assessment.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 101
• Introduced -HJ 101
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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