SB 770: Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Sentence of Death
GENERAL BILL by Brandes
Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Sentence of Death; Defining the term “serious mental illness”; prohibiting the imposition of a sentence of death upon a defendant convicted of a capital felony if the defendant had a serious mental illness at the time the criminal offense was committed; requiring a defendant to provide a certain notice if he or she intends to raise serious mental illness as a bar to a sentence of death; requiring certain court orders if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the defendant had a serious mental illness at the time of the commission of the criminal offense, etc.
Last Action: 1/11/2022 Senate - Introduced -SJ 49
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 50
• Introduced -SJ 49
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