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HB 251/CI (BR 1377) - J. Nemes, A. Wuchner, T. Burch, K. Flood, A. Gentry, D. Graham, M. Marzian, C. McCoy, K. Moser, D. Owens, M. Prunty, R. Rothenburger, A. Scott, A. Simpson, K. Sinnette, D. St. Onge, J. Wayne, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to the abolition of the death penalty.
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.
Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
Feb 09, 2017 - to Judiciary (H)