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38-2350.Same; juvenile not mentally ill person. (a) If, after proceedings as required by K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 38-2349, and amendments thereto, it is determined that a juvenile who has been found incompetent is not a mentally ill person subject to involuntary commitment for care and treatment as defined in subsection (f) of K.S.A. 59-2946, and amendments thereto, the juvenile shall remain in the institution where committed pursuant to K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 38-2348, and amendments thereto. The secretary of social and rehabilitation services shall promptly notify the court in which the proceedings are pending and the commissioner of the result of the proceedings. The court shall then proceed pursuant to subsection (c).

(b) If a juvenile has been found to be a mentally ill person and committed to a state psychiatric hospital for evaluation and treatment pursuant to K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 38-2349, and amendments thereto, but thereafter is to be discharged because such juvenile is not a mentally ill person subject to involuntary commitment for care and treatment as defined in subsection (f) of K.S.A. 59-2946, and amendments thereto, the treatment facility shall promptly notify the court in which the proceedings are pending that the juvenile is to be discharged. The court shall then proceed pursuant to subsection (c).

(c) Unless the court finds pursuant to subsection (c) of K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 38-2348, and amendments thereto, that the proceedings shall be resumed, within seven days after receiving notice pursuant to subsection (a) or (b), the court shall order the juvenile to be discharged from commitment and shall dismiss the charges without prejudice. The period of limitation for the prosecution for the crime charged shall not continue to run until the juvenile has been determined to have attained competency pursuant to subsection (e) of K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 38-2348, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2006, ch. 169, § 50; L. 2010, ch. 135, § 52; July 1.



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