Under existing law, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a capital murder defendant who is an individual with mental retardation 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 an individual with mental retardation
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 an individual with mental retardation.
|January 21, 2014||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB243 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|