Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 46C.151. Determination Of Sanity Issue By Jury
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Article: 46C.101 46C.102 46C.103 46C.104 46C.105 46C.106 46C.107 46C.151 46C.152 46C.153 46C.154 46C.155 46C.156 46C.157 46C.158
Art. 46C.151. DETERMINATION OF SANITY ISSUE BY JURY. (a) In
a case tried to a jury, the issue of the defendant's sanity shall be
submitted to the jury only if the issue is supported by competent
evidence. The jury shall determine the issue.
(b) If the issue of the defendant's sanity is submitted to
the jury, the jury shall determine and specify in the verdict
whether the defendant is guilty, not guilty, or not guilty by reason
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 831, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007