Senate Bill 0517
DIGEST OF SB517 (Updated February 22, 2001 3:33 PM - DI 84)
Death row inmates. Provides that a female inmate under a sentence of death must be housed in a maximum security women's facility until 30 days before the execution date. Provides that inmates under a sentence of death may be temporarily housed at another maximum security facility for (1) security reasons; or (2) to permit renovation of the Indiana State Prison. Provides that identifying information concerning the persons executing an inmate under a sentence of death is confidential. Allows the department of correction to exclude a person from viewing an execution if the superintendent of the state prison determines the person may compromise the safety and security of the state prison. Changes references to the title of the head of the state prison from warden to superintendent.
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