18 U.S. Code Chapter 313 - OFFENDERS WITH MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT

Sec. 4241. Determination of mental competency to stand trial or to undergo postrelease proceedings. [1] 4242. Determination of the existence of insanity at the time of the offense. 4243. Hospitalization of a person found not guilty only by reason of insanity. 4244. Hospitalization of a convicted person suffering from mental disease or defect. 4245. Hospitalization of an imprisoned person suffering from mental disease or defect. 4246. Hospitalization of a person due for release but suffering from mental disease or defect. 4247. General provisions for chapter. 4248. Civil commitment of a sexually dangerous person  [2]
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–248, title III, § 302(1),July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 619, inserted “or to undergo postrelease proceedings” after “trial” in item 4241 and added item 4248.
1984—Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 403(a),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2057, substituted “OFFENDERS WITH MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT” for “MENTAL DEFECTIVES” in chapter heading, “Determination of mental competency to stand trial” for “Examination and transfer to hospital” in item 4241, “Determination of the existence of insanity at the time of the offense” for “Retransfer upon recovery” in item 4242, “Hospitalization of a person found not guilty only by reason of insanity” for “Delivery to state authorities on expiration of sentence” in item 4243, “Hospitalization of a convicted person suffering from mental disease or defect” for “Mental competency after arrest and before trial” in item 4244, “Hospitalization of an imprisoned person suffering from mental disease or defect” for “Mental incompetency undisclosed at trial” in item 4245, “Hospitalization of a person due for release but suffering from mental disease or defect” for “Procedure upon finding of mental incompetency” in item 4246, and “General provisions for chapter” for “Alternate procedure on expiration of sentence” in item 4247, and struck out item 4248 “Termination of custody by release or transfer”.
1951—Act Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, § 33,65 Stat. 723, inserted “on expiration of sentence” in item 4243.
1949—Act Sept. 7, 1949, ch. 535, § 2,63 Stat. 688, added items 4244 to 4248.


Footnotes
[1]  So in original. Does not conform to section catchline.

[2]  So in original. Probably should be followed by a period.

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