HB 1355-S - DIGEST

Finds that: (1) Persons subject to commitment following a determination of not guilty by reason of insanity present unique diagnostic, treatment, supervisory, and public safety challenges that differ substantially from other groups subject to civil commitment; and

(2) A centralized, quasi-judicial administrative review board with specialized expertise in the unique nature of this population and their public safety challenges will enhance both patient care and public safety.

Addresses the authority of the public safety review panel.