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HB 29: Sentencing in Capital Felonies

GENERAL BILL by Julien ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Pafford ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Rouson

Sentencing in Capital Felonies; Requires that advisory sentence of death be made by unanimous recommendation of jury after defendant's conviction or adjudication of guilt for capital felony or capital drug trafficking felony; requires that court enter sentence notwithstanding unanimous recommendation of jury.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
6/27/2011 House • Filed
9/15/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 10
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 10
3/9/2012 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee