2009 Alabama Code
Title 15 — CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 24 — DEFENDANTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY.
Section 15-24-3 Filing of affidavit that defendant is mentally retarded.
Filing of affidavit that defendant is mentally retarded.
Following the arrest and detention of any person for an offense against the laws of this state, either the defendant or the state may, by verified affidavit filed with the court having jurisdiction, establish that the defendant is a person who has been identified as mentally retarded and has received or is presently receiving services through the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, a program certified by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, or the Department of Education.(Acts 1985, No. 85-652, p. 1020, §3.)
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