When: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Thursday, October 24, 2013
Where: Georgia State Capitol, Room 132 CAP
What: The Georgia House of Representative Judiciary Non-Civil Committee will hold a Study Group on Oct. 24 regarding changes to Georgia’s death penalty law that would prevent the execution of those with intellectual disabilities, commonly referred to as mental retardation.
The committee will hear from disability advocate groups and other parties on the “narrow issue of the burden of proof requirement for determining mental retardation as it relates to the administration of the death penalty pursuant to Georgia law. (See OCGA 17-7-131).”