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HB 245, 76th Regular Session
Relating to the procedures for determining whether a defendant sentenced to death is incompetent for purposes of execution.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/99

Author: Pete Gallego
Joint Author: Elliott Naishtat
Sponsor: Rodney Ellis

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1999, 76th R.S.,ch. 654, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Enrolled (Office of House Bill Analysis)
Introduced (Office of House Bill Analysis)
Committee Report (Office of House Bill Analysis)

Subjects:
Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Insanity Defense
Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment
HABEAS CORPUS
Mental Health & Mental Retardation
MENTAL INCOMPETENCY

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Juan Hinojosa, Jim Dunnam, Domingo Garcia, Rick Green, Terry Keel, Joe Nixon, Todd Smith, Robert Talton, Mike Villarreal, Miguel Wise)
Minutes: March 2 1999 | March 25 1999 | April 7 1999
House Committee: Subcommittee on HB 245 (Jim Dunnam, Domingo Garcia, Robert Talton)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (Kenneth Armbrister, Robert Duncan, Mike Jackson, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Royce West, John Whitmire)
Minutes: May 14 1999

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