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2015 House Bill 5033: Repeal obsolete insanity definition
Introduced by Rep. George T. Darany (D) on October 28, 2015 To repeal a 1959 law that defined an “insane” person as “an idiot, a non compos, a lunatic and an otherwise distracted person”.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on October 28, 2015
Reported in the House on September 20, 2016 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on November 30, 2016.
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(same description)
To repeal a 1959 law that defined an “insane” person as “an idiot, a non compos, a lunatic and an otherwise distracted person”.
Received in the Senate on December 1, 2016
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on December 1, 2016

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