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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


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