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SB 1178: Death Penalty


Death Penalty; Deleting provisions providing for the death penalty for capital felonies; repealing provisions relating to capital collateral representation and constitutionally deficient representation; prohibiting the imposition of the death sentence upon a defendant with mental retardation; repealing provisions relating to determination of whether to impose a sentence of death or life imprisonment for a capital felony or for a capital drug trafficking felony, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2015 Senate • Filed
1/8/2016 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 89
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice