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The DC Code: § 22-3807 When hearing is required.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

If, in their reports filed pursuant to § 22-3806, both psychiatrists state that the patient is a sexual psychopath, or if both state that they are unable to reach any conclusion by reason of the partial or complete refusal of the patient to submit to thorough examination, or if one states that the patient is a sexual psychopath and the other states that he or she is unable to reach any conclusion by reason of the partial or complete refusal of the patient to submit to thorough examination, then the court shall conduct a hearing in the manner provided in § 22-3808 to determine whether the patient is a sexual psychopath. If, on the basis of the reports filed, the court is not required to conduct such a hearing, the court shall enter an order dismissing the proceeding under this chapter determine whether the patient is a sexual psychopath.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-3507. 1973 Ed., § 22-3507. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-119, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3803. DC CODE § 22-3807 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 9, 1948, 62 Stat. 349, ch. 428, title II, § 205; May 21, 1994, D.C. Law 10-119, § 20(e), 41 DCR 1639.)