Insanity; persons acquitted. (SB840)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Persons acquitted by reason of insanity. Makes various changes to the provisions regarding confinement hearings and conditional release procedures for persons who have been acquitted of a violent felony by reason of insanity. Under current law, such provisions do not distinguish between persons acquitted of a violent felony or any other felony offense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100988D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/24/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Criminal Law
01/24/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2020Committee substitute printed 20107405D-S1
02/03/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107405D-S1
02/05/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB840S1
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB840S1)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/19/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/19/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108536D-H1
02/19/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/20/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/26/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 1-N)
03/03/2020Left in Appropriations