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HB 0037 - Prisoners; await trial in mental health facility; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Parham,Bobby 141st
Last Action: 1/11/2007 - House Second Readers
House Committee: SI&P
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 37 amends Chapter 4 of Title 42. This bill concerns people who are confined in jail that are under the care and supervision of the Department of Human Resources for mental health reasons. It would require them to be transferred from the jail to a mental health facility until trial within 15 days of confinement. 

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