Ohio House Bill 81 - Death Penalty

Prohibit death sentence if have serious mental illness

SUMMARY:

  • HB 81 prohibits the death sentence for individuals who have serious mental illness

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Seitz, Antonio

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Dever, Miller, Hambley, Duffey, Brinkman, Blessing,
Riedel, Lepore-Hagan, Smith, K., Ryan, Stein

COMMITTEE:

House Criminal Justice

COMPANION BILL:

Senate Bill 40

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-81

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA132-HB-81

BILL STATUS:

House Action

Introduced in the House on February 22, 2017

Referred to Committee on February 28, 2017

Committee Hearings on:

March 7, 2017
May 9, 2017
June 6, 2017
May 15, 2018
November 27, 2018
December 4, 2018

Reported out of Committee on December 4, 2018

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