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HB 6045 (2017) -  Death Penalty

by Geller
Deletes provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies; deletes associated provisions, including provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases, 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, proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be insane, proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be pregnant, grounds for death warrant, execution of death sentence, prohibition against reduction of death sentence as result of determination that method of execution is unconstitutional, sentencing orders in capital cases, regulation of execution, transfer to state prison for safekeeping before death warrant issued, return of warrant of execution issued by Governor, sentence of death unexecuted for unjustifiable reasons, & return of warrant of execution issued by Supreme Court.
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1203 (Ch. 2017-114) on Friday, May 5, 2017 11:59 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1203 (Ch. 2017-114) Time: 05/05/2017 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 05/05/2017 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/10/2017 - 9:26 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/10/2017 - 9:26 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/10/2017 - 9:26 AM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/10/2017 - 9:26 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2017 - 10:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/07/2017 - 1:41 PM Member: Geller Committee: Version: __