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Prohibits death penalty if mentally ill 
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Long Title To amend sections 2929.02, 2929.022, 2929.024, 2929.03, 2929.04, 2929.06, 2953.21, and 2953.23 and to enact section 2929.025 of the Revised Code 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.

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As Reported by the Senate Criminal Justice Committee

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Senate Criminal Justice Committee
 
 

Primary Sponsors

Bill Seitz
Sandra R. Williams
 

Cosponsors

SENATORS
Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
Edna Brown
John Eklund
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Tom Sawyer
Joe Schiavoni
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Kenny Yuko
 
 
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