HB24-1034 - Adult Competency to Stand Trial

HB24-1034 – Adult Competency to Stand Trial
Effective Date: Was signed into law by the Governor and took effect on June 04, 2024

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The bill makes several changes to the adult competency process, including clarifying who raises the competency question in parole hearings, requiring the Department of Human Services (CDHS) to report records of past competency evaluations, changing what is included in a competency report, updating procedures for determining competency, and changing the amount of time a defendant may remain in custody while deemed incompetent to proceed.