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House Study Bill 74

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 812.4, Code 1997, is amended to read as
  1  2 follows:
  1  3    812.4  CESSATION OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  1  4    If, upon hearing conducted by the court, the accused is
  1  5 found to be incapacitated in the manner described in section
  1  6 812.3, no further proceedings shall be taken under the
  1  7 complaint or indictment until the accused's capacity is
  1  8 restored, and, if the accused's release will endanger the
  1  9 public peace or safety, the court must order the accused
  1 10 committed for treatment to the custody of the department of
  1 11 human services or to the custody of the department of
  1 12 corrections for placement at the Iowa medical and
  1 13 classification center.  
  1 14                           EXPLANATION
  1 15    This bill amends Code section 812.5 to permit the court, as
  1 16 part of the commitment order, to order treatment for a
  1 17 defendant who is determined to be incompetent to stand trial.  
  1 18 LSB 1297DP 77
  1 19 jls/sc/14
     

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