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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
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Where is it in the process?
2019 REGULAR SESSION
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
IN THE HOUSE
First reading, referred to Public Safety.
Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
PS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Referred to Rules 2 Consideration.
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.
2020 REGULAR SESSION
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
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