05RS HB181


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HB 181/CI (BR 264) - J. Wayne, T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to executions and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140, to change the definition of "mentally retarded defendant" who cannot be subject to execution; prohibit the expenditure of any funds appropriated in the Executive Branch Budget for fiscal biennium 2004-2006 for executions of death row inmates, persons who were juveniles when the offense was committed, and persons with certain mental disorder diagnoses; prohibit the use of any other funds received by the state for the same actions; encourage the Governor to observe a moratorium on executions; EMERGENCY.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Judiciary (H)

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