SB 1156: Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Execution
GENERAL BILL by Brandes
Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Execution; Prohibiting the imposing of a sentence of death upon a defendant convicted of a capital felony if the defendant had a serious mental illness at the time of committing the offense; requiring a defendant to provide a certain notice if he or she intends to raise serious mental illness as a bar to a death sentence; requiring the defendant to file a written motion if he or she intends to raise serious mental illness as a bar to a death sentence; 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 crime, etc.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 2/9/2021 Senate • Filed
2/18/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 120
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 120
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/30/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 341
• Now in Judiciary
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary
SB 1156, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/9/2021 at 2:14 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/29/2021 (pdf)
Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/30/2021 (pdf)
Committee Votes (1)
Date Committee Result 3/30/2021 9:00 AM Criminal Justice 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
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