Pennsylvania Senate Interim Judiciary Committee to examine death sentences in cases of mental retardation

The Pennsylvania Senate’s interim Judiciary Committee will meet on September 27 to review three bills:

  • SB 397 Prohibiting the imposition of the death sentence in cases of mental retardation
  • SB 775 Regarding collection and DNA samples from criminal defendants and the processing of the samples once collected
  • SB 1220 Expungement of criminal history records