2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Leftwich
HB 758 - Death Penalty and Mental Illness

Item 391 #14h

Item 391 #14h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2019 $50,000 FY2020 $0 GF

Page 345, line 18, strike "$103,832,536" and insert "$103,882,536".

Page 347, after line 20, insert:

"8. HB 758 - Establish that inmates with severe mental illness at time of offense not eligible for death penalty -- $50,000".


(This amendment provides an appropriation to the Corrections Special Reserve Fund to reflect the estimated impact on utilization of beds in the Commonwealth’s Adult Correctional Centers resulting in changes in criminal sentencing pursuant to House Bill 758, which would provide that a defendant in a capital case with a severe mental illness at the time of the offense is not eligible for the death penalty.)