HB 1251: Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Sentence of Death
GENERAL BILL by Aloupis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Eskamani ; Learned
Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Sentence of Death; Prohibits imposition of sentence of death if defendant had serious mental illness at time of offense; requires defendant to provide notice if he or she intends to raise serious mental illness as bar to sentence; provides for testing, evaluation, or examination; provides time of diagnosis does not preclude defendant from presenting evidence of serious mental illness; prohibits certain statements of defendant from being used against him or her; provides for postconviction proceedings.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
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