HB 1251 -  Serious Mental Illness as Bar to Sentence of Death

by Aloupis (CO-SPONSORS) Andrade; Eskamani; Learned
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.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:03 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:03 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2022 - 1:06 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/12/2022 - 1:06 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2022 - 1:06 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 01/12/2022 - 1:06 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/06/2022 - 12:32 PM Member: Aloupis Committee: Version: __

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Statute Other Bill Citations
921.135 SB 770