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2017 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Death Penalty - Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders

Sponsored by:

Senator Salling


In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under specified circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer or a first responder under specified circumstances constitutes aggravating circumstances that the court or jury must consider in making a determination as to the imposition of the death penalty; establishing procedures for the imposition of the death penalty; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Salling, Bates, Jennings, and Ready
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0656 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Circuit Courts
Correction, Division of
Correctional Officers
Court of Appeals
Death Penalty
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Juvenile Causes
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pretrial Detention or Release
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Rules and Regulations
State's Attorneys
Statutes of Limitation
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(4-101, 4-305, 6-112, 7-301, 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
(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, 2-201, 2-304, 2-305, 2-202, 2-301, 2-303, 2-401)
Article - Health - General
Article - Transportation

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.