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House Bill 1320


House Bill 1320

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Insanity defense. Provides that at least one psychiatrist or psychologist must be appointed by a court to examine a defendant who raises the defense of insanity. (Current law requires that at least one psychiatrist must be appointed.) Provides a court appointed psychiatrist, psychologist, or physician appointed to examine a defendant who raises the defense of insanity must have expertise in determining insanity. Corrects a reference to the state psychology board.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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