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House Bill 1421

House Bill 1421

ARCHIVE (2009)

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Death penalty moratorium and fair sentencing study. Prohibits: (1) the state from executing a defendant before July 1, 2012; and (2) a court from issuing an order before July 1, 2012, that requires a defendant's execution to be carried out. Establishes the 15 member fair sentencing study commission to: (1) study and review the use of the death penalty; and (2) submit a report to the governor and the legislative council before January 1, 2012, that contains findings and recommendations made by the commission concerning the death penalty, including recommendations for legislation.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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