Ohio House Bill 136 - Death Penalty

To prohibit imposing the death penalty for aggravated murder when the offender had a serious mental illness at the time of the offense.

SUMMARY:

Prohibit death penalty if mentally ill at time of offense.

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representative Hillyer

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Seitz, Weinstein, Crawley

COMMITTEE:

House Criminal Justice Committee

COMPANION BILL:

SB 54

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-HB-136

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA133-HB-136

BILL STATUS:

House Aciton

Introduced in the House on March 19, 2019

Referred to Committee on March 26, 2019

Committee Hearings on:

April 11, 2019
May 2, 2019
May 16, 2019
May 30, 2019

Reported out of Committee on May 30, 2019

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