Today's Law As Amended


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AB-1414 Crimes: intent.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 29.2 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

29.2.
 (a) The intent or intention is manifested by the circumstances connected with the offense.
(b) In the guilt phase of a criminal action or a juvenile adjudication hearing, evidence that the accused lacked the capacity or ability to control his or her  their  conduct for any reason shall not  be admissible inadmissable  on the issue of whether the accused actually had any mental state with respect to the commission of any crime. This subdivision is does  not applicable apply  to Section 26.