House Bill 155

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Title AN ACT relating to the abolition of the death penalty.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Bill Request Number 879
Sponsors C. McCoy, J. Wayne, G. Brown Jr, T. Burch, K. Flood, A. Gentry, D. Graham, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meyer, K. Moser, J. Nemes, D. Owens, M. Prunty, R. Rothenburger, A. Simpson, D. St. Onge, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole for inmates presently sentenced to death; amend KRS 532.030, relating to authorized dispositions for felony offenses, to remove the death penalty; amend KRS 533.010, relating to probation, to prohibit probation for a person sentenced to life without parole or life without parole for 25 years; amend KRS 640.040, relating to penalties for juveniles convicted of felony offenses, to prohibit life imprisonment without benefit of parole for a capital offense; amend KRS 422.285, 532.050, and 532.100 to conform; repeal various statutes relating to imposition of the death penalty.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole
Crimes and Punishments - Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole
Criminal Procedure - Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole
Deaths - Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole
Corrections Impact - Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole

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01/08/18
  • introduced in House
01/10/18
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/21/18
  • posted in committee


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