Ohio Senate Bill 40 - Aggravated Murder
To provide that a person convicted of aggravated murder who shows that the person had a serious mental illness at the time of committing the offense cannot be sentenced to death for the offense and to provide a mechanism for resentencing to a life sentence a person previously sentenced to death who proves that the person had a serious mental illness at the time of committing the offense.
Prohibits the death sentence for individuals who have serious mental illness
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Introduced in the Senate on February 8, 2017
Referred to Committee on February 15, 2017
Committee Hearings on:
February 21, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 7, 2017
This bill did not pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.