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HB 1253: Defendants with Mental Illness

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB 1253
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Pace; Sen. Tapia

If a defendant who was found incompetent to stand trial is returned to jail for pending court proceedings, allows the county jail to require the defendant to continue the same court-ordered treatment or administrations of medication. 
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

04/16/2009 Signed by Governor

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