CS/SB 7068: Sentencing for Capital Felonies
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Criminal Justice
Sentencing for Capital Felonies; Requiring the prosecutor to give notice to the defendant and to file the notice with the court within a certain timeframe if the prosecutor intends to seek the death penalty; requiring juries to determine the existence of aggravating factors, if any, in the penalty phase of capital cases; requiring the court to enter an order meeting specified requirements in each case in which it imposes a death sentence, etc.
Last Action: 3/2/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7101 (Ch. 2016-13) -SJ 528
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- Appropriations (AP)
• Submitted for consideration by Criminal Justice
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/08/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 404
• Introduced -SJ 404
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -SJ 497
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 512
• Read 2nd time -SJ 526
• Amendment(s) failed (804220) -SJ 526
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, failed (804220) -SJ 529
• Substituted HB 7101 -SJ 528
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7101 (Ch. 2016-13) -SJ 528
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