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      CCRP 644.1     


Art. 644.1.  Sanity proceedings for juvenile defendants transferred to criminal court

A.  Any juvenile transferred for criminal trial in accordance with Articles 305 and 857 of the Children's Code may seek a special sanity hearing which shall be conducted in accordance with Articles 833 through 836 of the Children's Code.

B.  The determination of the juvenile's capacity or incapacity to proceed to trial shall be governed by the provisions of Articles 837 and 838 of the Children's Code.  In all other cases, the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Articles 648 through 649.1 shall govern the determination of capacity or incapacity to proceed to trial.

Acts 2006, No. 308, §1; Acts 2012, No. 698, §2.

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