HB1043

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Death Penalty - Multiple Murders

Sponsored by:

Delegate McDonough

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Repealing the requirement for the State to give notice to a defendant of the intention to seek a sentence of death if the defendant committed more than one murder in the first degree arising out of the same incident; requiring that a separate sentencing proceeding be held as soon as practicable after a defendant is found guilty of murder in the first degree to determine whether the defendant will be sentenced to death if the defendant committed more than one murder in the first degree arising out of the same incident; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates McDonough, Boteler, Glass, Impallaria, Love, McComas, and Parrott
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death Penalty
Murder
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(2-202, 2-303)

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October 24, 2017 1:04 P.M.