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SB 5339 - 2019-20
Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty and instead requiring life imprisonment without possibility of release or parole as the sentence for aggravated first degree murder.
By Request: Attorney General
Companion Bill: HB 1488
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Sunday, September 27, 2020 08:50 PM
Current Version:
SB 5339
Current Status:
SRules 3
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Sunday, September 27, 2020 08:50 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
SB 5339
Current Status:
SRules 3
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2019 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 17
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Feb 5
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 8
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 15
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Public Safety.
Mar 25
Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 1
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
PS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 3
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 11
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 26
Referred to Rules 2 Consideration.
Apr 28
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2020 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 13
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
Jan 31
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 3
First reading, referred to Public Safety.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
PS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 28
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 12
Returned to Senate Rules 3.
Available Documents
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