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SB 386: Abolishing the Death Penalty


Abolishing the Death Penalty; Providing that capital felonies are punishable only by life imprisonment; deleting provisions relating to the effect of a declaration by a court of last resort that the death penalty in a capital felony is unconstitutional; repealing provisions relating to capital collateral representation, constitutionally deficient representation, and postconviction capital collateral proceedings, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/11/2022 Senate - Introduced -SJ 22
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/30/2021 Senate • Filed
10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 22
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 22