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SB 1156 -  Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Execution

by Brandes
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.
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 03/30/21 S Now in Judiciary on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:59 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Criminal Justice
    • On agenda for: 03/30/21 9:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 8   Nays 0
  • Judiciary
  • Rules

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Criminal Justice 3/30/2021 3:50:42 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Criminal Justice 3/29/2021 8:34:25 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Now in Judiciary Time: 03/30/2021 - 3:59 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 341 Time: 03/30/2021 - 11:31 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/30/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building Time: 03/25/2021 - 4:42 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 120 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 120 Time: 02/18/2021 - 1:20 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/09/2021 - 2:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
921.135