The ACLU of Maryland urges an unfavorable report on HB 385, which introduces an unacceptably liberal definition of ‘facility’ for treating persons found incompetent to stand trial (IST).  The bill also creates a 21-day grace period for the Maryland Department of Health to place someone deemed IST in a facility after the Court has issued a commitment order.

Sponsors

Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health)

Status

Won: bill did not pass

Session

2018

Bill number

Position

Oppose

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