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SB 478: Murder

GENERAL BILL by Bracy

Murder; Revising the elements that constitute murder in the first degree and murder in the second degree; revising the elements that constitute felony murder, for murder in the second degree; deleting provisions relating to felony murder, for murder in the third degree; authorizing a person convicted under certain murder provisions to file a petition with the sentencing court to have his or her murder conviction vacated or to be resentenced, as applicable, on or after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/2/2021 Senate - Introduced -SJ 68
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2021 Senate • Filed
1/15/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 69
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68