SB0276 (CH0156)

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Death Penalty Repeal - Substitution of Life Without the Possibility of Parole

Sponsored by:

President

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156


Synopsis:Repealing the death penalty; repealing procedures and requirements related to the death penalty; providing that in specified cases in which the State has filed a notice to seek a sentence of death, the notice shall be considered withdrawn and it shall be considered a notice to seek a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole under specified circumstances; altering the authorization for the Governor to commute or change a sentence of death into a specified period of confinement; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Gladden, Raskin, Benson, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Jones-Rodwell, Kelley, King, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Ramirez, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0295
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death Penalty
Governor
Murder
Notices
Patuxent Institution
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(4-101, 4-305, 6-112, 7-301, 7-601, 3-901 through 3-909)
Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(12-307, 3-8A-03, 3-8A-06, 8-404, 8-420, 9-204)
Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-916, 3-105, 3-106, 3-107, 4-204, 5-101, 7-101, 7-103, 7-107, 11-404, 7-201 through 7-204, 8-108)
Article - Criminal Law
(14-101, 2-103, 2-201, 2-304, 2-305, 2-202, 2-301, 2-303, 2-401)
Article - Health - General
(8-505)
Article - Transportation
(16-812)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


October 29, 2013 9:58 P.M.