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Senate Bill 0247

Senate Bill 0247

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB247 (Updated February 26, 2002 6:02 PM - DI 84)

Capital sentence procedures. Provides that a female inmate under a sentence of death must be housed in a maximum security women's facility until at least 30 days before the execution date. Provides certain criteria that allow inmates under a sentence of death to be temporarily housed at another maximum security facility. Provides that identifying information of persons executing an inmate is confidential and that the department of correction may exclude a person from viewing an execution if the superintendent 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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