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SB 131/CI (BR 1422) - G. Neal, J. Adams, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, R. Thomas
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 Senate
Feb 08, 2017 - to Judiciary (S)