2011 Senate Bill 246

House Roll Call 706: Passed

To require a prosecuting attorney to provide to the attorney for a juvenile accused of a crime all information related to the defendant’s competency, and require the prosecutor and juvenile's attorney to give to the examiner in a competency hearing any relevant information; establish a presumption that a juvenile age 10 or older is competent to be tried for a criminal offence, unless a relevant party raises the issue; and establish required standards for examiners in the hearings to determine competency in criminal prosecutions of juveniles required under certain circumstances.

69 Yeas / 39 Nays
Republican (64 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (5 Yeas / 39 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (2)