• Date Due: December 01, 2022
  • Author: Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Enabling Authority: Chapter 540 Enactment Clause 2. (Special Session I, 2021)
  • Description:
    Report on: (i) the number of cases in which a defendant introduces evidence concerning his mental condition pursuant to § 19.2-271.6 of the Code of Virginia; (ii) the number of cases in which such evidence is introduced and a jury or court finds that a defendant did not have the intent required for the offense charged due to a mental illness as defined in § 19.2-271.6 of the Code of Virginia, an intellectual or developmental disability, or autism spectrum disorder; (iii) the number of cases in which the court issues an emergency custody order pursuant to § 37.2-808 of the Code of Virginia, after a jury or the court finds that a defendant did not have the intent required for the offense charged due to a mental illness as defined in § 19.2-271.6 of the Code of Virginia, an intellectual or developmental disability, or autism spectrum disorder; and (iv) if an emergency custody order is issued in such case, the number of defendants for whom no subsequent temporary detention order is issued and who are released, the number of defendants for whom a subsequent temporary detention order is issued, and the number of defendants who are subsequently involuntarily admitted. [Includes reporting requirements of Chapter 523, Enactment Clause 2., 2021 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.]