The provisions of chapter 420, Laws of 1989 shall apply equally to persons in the
custody of the department on May 13, 1989, who were found by a court to be not guilty
by reason of insanity or incompetent to stand trial, or who have been found to have
committed acts constituting a felony pursuant to RCW 71.05.280(3) and present a substantial likelihood of repeating similar acts, and the secretary
shall cause such persons to be evaluated to ascertain if such persons are developmentally
disabled for placement in a program specifically reserved for the treatment and training
of persons with developmental disabilities.
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