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The medical director of the facility or the person committed to the facility because of insanity, may apply to the court for release on the ground that sanity has been restored. The medical director or person in charge of the facility shall send a summary of the person's programs of treatment to the community program director and to the court. If the court finds that the petitioner would not be a danger to others due to mental defect, disease, or disorder, while under supervision and treatment in the community, the court shall order the person to be placed in a conditional release program. Before such placement, the community program director shall submit a written recommendation of the most appropriate placement to the court. If after one year in the conditional release program, the community program director believes that the person is no longer a danger to the safety of others, the director must submit a report of his opinion and recommendations to the court, prosecuting attorney, and defendant's coun

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A person may be committed beyond the "maximum term of commitment" when the medical director of the treatment facility submits to the prosecuting an opinion that indicates further need for commitment. If requested by the prosecuting attorney, this opinion shall be accompanied by evaluations and relevant hospital records

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A person participating in a deferred entry of judgment program or a preguilty plea program, may also participate in a licensed methadone or levoalphacetylmethadol (LAAM) program if certain conditions are met, including: the participant allows release of his or her medical records to the court presiding over his or her preguilty/deferred entry program for the limited purpose of determining whether the participant is duly enrolled in the licensed methadone or LAAM program and is in compliance with deferred entry or preguilty plea program rules.

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A person participating in a deferred entry of judgment program or a preguilty plea program, may also participate in a licensed methadone or levoalphacetylmethadol (LAAM) program if certain conditions are met, including: the participant allows release of his or her medical records to the court presiding over his or her preguilty/deferred entry program for the limited purpose of determining whether the participant is duly enrolled in the licensed methadone or LAAM program and is in compliance with deferred entry or preguilty plea program rules.

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If the jury finds the defendant was insane at the time the offense was committed, the court shall order the defendant to be confined in a state hospital or other appropriate facility or be placed on outpatient status. Before confinement or placement on outpatient status is ordered, the community program director shall evaluate the defendant and submit a written recommendation to the court. If the court orders that the defendant be confined, the court shall provide copies of the following documents to the facility in which the defendant will be confined: the commitment order, statement of the maximum term of the commitment, State Summary Criminal History information, any arrest reports, any court-ordered psychiatric examination or evaluation reports, and the community director's placement recommendation report. If the defendant is confined in a facility, the medical director of the facility shall submit a written report of the defendant's progress to the court. The court shall send copies of the report to

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If a defendant pleads not guilty on account of insanity, s/he must select and appoint two to three psychotherapists to evaluate the defendant. The psychotherapists will be expected to testify and file a report of the examination, which shall include, but is not limited to, the psychological history of the defendant, present psychological or psychiatric symptoms.

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