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HB 4189: Death Penalty

GENERAL BILL by Rehwinkel Vasilinda

Death Penalty; Deletes provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies; deletes provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases; repeals provisions relating to capital collateral representation, jurors in capital cases, prohibiting imposition of death sentence on defendant with mental retardation, determination of whether to impose sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felony or capital drug trafficking felony, issuance of warrant of execution, stay of execution of death sentence, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2011-131)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2011 House • Filed
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 140
3/10/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 211
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2011-131)