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House Bill 1243


House Bill 1243

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Conditional deferment of judicial proceedings. In a criminal proceeding for a Class D felony in which: (1) the use or abuse of alcohol, drugs, or harmful substances is a contributing factor or a material element of the offense; or (2) the defendant's mental illness, other than substance abuse, is a contributing factor, allows the court to take judicial notice of the fact that proper early intervention, medical, advisory, or rehabilitative treatment of a defendant is likely to decrease the defendant's tendency to engage in antisocial behavior.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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