HB 659/CI (BR 1793) - K. Stein
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to define when a defendant has a severe mental disorder which prevents the defendant from assisting in his or her post-conviction defense, or to make a rational decision to forgo or terminate post-conviction defense; provide procedure for determination of prisoner's disability; prohibit execution if disability is determined; require resentencing to non death penalty option.
Feb 27-introduced in House
Feb 28-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 4-posted in committee