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Crimes - Murder in the First Degree - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Brochin


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Providing that a defendant found guilty of murder in the first degree may be sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole only if the defendant was a principal in the first degree or a principal in the second degree who willfully, deliberately, and with premeditation intended the death of the victim, was a major participant in the murder, and was actually present at the time and place of the murder; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Brochin, Kelley, and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  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.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(2-201, 2-203, 2-304)

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