|SB 0061||Death penalty exemption: Mental retardation|
|Last Action:||01/18/95 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
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).