View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD3560.006.DOCX to Bill 3560 Senator BRIGHT proposed the following amendment (JUD3560.006):

Amend amendment number 1 bearing document path L:\S-JUD\AMEND\JUD3560.001.DOCX, as and if amended, pages 1 and 2, by striking Section 21-31-1010 in its entirety and inserting:

/     Section 23-31-1010.     As used in this article, and for purposes of 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(4):
        (1)     'Adjudicated as a mental defective' means a determination by a court that a person, as a result of marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease:
            (a)     is a danger to himself or to others; or
            (b)     lacks the mental capacity to contract or manage the person's own affairs.
        The term includes:
            (a)     a finding of insanity by a court in a criminal case; and
            (b)     those persons found incompetent by a court to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of lack of mental responsibility by a court.        
        (2)     'Committed to a mental institution' means a formal commitment of a person to a mental institution by a court. The term includes a commitment to a mental institution involuntarily, and a commitment to a mental institution for mental defectiveness, mental illness, and other reasons, such as drug use. The term does not include a person in a mental institution for observation or a voluntary admission to a mental institution.
        (3)     'Mental institution' includes mental health facilities, mental hospitals, sanitariums, psychiatric facilities, and other facilities that provide diagnoses by licensed professionals of mental retardation or mental illness, including a psychiatric ward in a general hospital.         /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.