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[Support] Proponent Testimony for HB 2697

People with serious mental illness who are charged with crimes and who are unable to assist in their own defense may be ordered by the criminal court to undergo a competency evaluation, and, depending on the results of that evaluation, be ordered to receive…

February 17, 2022 Criminal Legal Reform