2017 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 24 - DEFENDANTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY.
Section 15-24-3 - Filing of affidavit that defendant is intellectually disabled.
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 intellectually disabled and has received or is presently receiving services through the Department of Mental Health, a program certified by the Department of Mental Health, or the Department of Education.(Acts 1985, No. 85-652, p. 1020, §3.)