HB 609: Sentencing for Capital Felonies
GENERAL BILL by Jacques
Sentencing for Capital Felonies; Authorizes court to impose jury's recommended sentence of life imprisonment without possibility of parole for certain capital felonies; requires court to enter written order addressing sentence of life imprisonment without possibility of parole & include in its required written order reasons for not accepting jury's recommended sentence, if applicable.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 450 (Ch. 2023-23)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 450 (Ch. 2023-23)
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