Ohio Senate Bill 58 - Nonviolent Crimes

To express the intent of the General Assembly to reform the process of restoring the competency of individuals with serious mental illness charged with nonviolent crimes and to provide alternatives for treatment.

SUMMARY:

Regards restoring competency for a mentally ill person charged with a nonviolent crime.

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Senator Gavarone 

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Senators AntonioBlessing III, BurkeCraigDolanEklundHackettJohnson, Kunze, MaharathMcColleyO'BrienRoegner, RulliWilson, and Yuko

COMMITTEE:

Senate Judiciary Committee

House Health Committee

COMPANION BILL:

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-58

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-58

BILL STATUS:

Senate Activity

Introduced in the Senate on February 21, 2019

Referred to Committee on February 26, 2019

Committee Hearings on:

September 10, 2019

September 18, 2019

October 2, 2019

October 9, 2019

Reported out of Committee on October 9, 2019

Passed the Senate on October 23, 2019 by a vote of 30-1

House Activity

Introduced in the House on October 25, 2019 

Referred to Committee on October 29, 2019

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