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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to aggravated murder; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Removes future dangerousness as factor for jury to determine when deciding on sentence of death.
Requires state to prove beyond reasonable doubt that defendant should receive death sentence. Specifies procedures for persons already sentenced to death to be resentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Judiciary
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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