Under existing law, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a capital murder defendant who is mentally retarded is not subject to the death sentence
This bill would establish standards and procedures in death penalty cases for the trial court to determine whether a defendant is mentally retarded
To add Section 13A-5-60 to the Code of Alabama 1975, to establish procedures in death penalty cases to determine whether a defendant is mentally retarded.
|February 5, 2013||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB31 Alabama 2013 Session - Introduced|