SB 0061 Death penalty exemption: Mental retardation
Committee:JUDILR Number:S0310.01I
Last Action:01/18/95 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1995
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Current Bill Summary

SB 61 - A mentally retarded individual, defined as a person with an IQ of seventy-five or less, shall not be subject to the death penalty, but shall serve life in prison without eligibility for probation or parole upon a conviction of murder in the first degree.

This bill is similar to SB 447 (1994).