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

Informally passed on December 13, 2018

This bill did not pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.

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