2013 Regular Session



Courts - Death Penalty Court

Sponsored by:

Delegate Impallaria


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing the General Assembly to create a Death Penalty Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses punishable by death; vesting the judicial power of the State in the Death Penalty Court as the General Assembly may create by law; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Impallaria, Boteler, Dwyer, McDonough, W. Miller, and Stocksdale
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0794 Session: 2009 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Attorney General
Constitutional Amendments
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Death Penalty
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Statutes:Article - IV - Judiciary Department
(1, 3, 8, 27)
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys

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October 24, 2017 1:01 P.M.