Competency to stand trial; recommended treatment by qualified mental health expert. (SB357)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Competency to stand trial; recommended treatment. Provides that in cases in which the evaluation report prepared by a qualified mental health expert indicates that the defendant requires treatment, the report shall state whether inpatient or outpatient treatment is recommended. Amends § 19.2-169.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101193D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/22/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Placed on Calendar
01/27/2014Read first time
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2014Read second time
02/20/2014Passed by for the day
02/21/2014Passed by for the day
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Enrolled
02/26/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB357ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 739 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 36 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB584.