SB 1055 Authorizes legal counsel for the Department of Mental Health to have standing in certain hearings involving a person unable to stand trial due to lack of mental fitness
Sponsor: Riddle
LR Number: 6500S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 4/21/2016 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2016

Full Bill Text | All Actions | Amendments/CCRs/CCSs | Available Summaries | Senate Home Page | List of 2016 Senate Bills

Current Bill Summary


SB 1055 - This act provides that after a person accused of committing a crime has been committed to the Department of Mental Health due to lack of mental fitness to stand trial, the legal counsel for the Department shall have standing to participate in hearings regarding involuntary medications for the accused.

JESSI BAKER