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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 that 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.