2011 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: SB 405/10 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Senators Stone, DeGrange, Jacobs, Robey, and Simonaire
Criminal Procedure - Sexually Violent Offender in Need of Commitment


Creating a procedure by which a person who has been convicted of or charged with a sexually violent offense, who suffers from a mental abnormality or personality disorder, and who has been determined to be in need of commitment to a State facility may be committed to the custody of the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene until a specified court makes a determination that the mental abnormality or personality disorder has changed so that the person, if released, is not likely to engage in a specified act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Correction, Division of
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Mental Health
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Sexual Offenses
State Hospitals

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 11-701 , 11-701 , 11-701 , 11-701 , 11-723 )
Health - General
( 1-101 , 1-101 , 1-101 , 10-101 , 10-101 , 10-636 , 10-637 , 10-638 , 10-639 , 10-640 , 10-641 , 10-642 , 10-643 , 10-644 , 10-645 , 10-646 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered