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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to 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. Redefines crime of aggravated murder. Reclassifies current manners of committing aggravated murder as murder in the first degree. Renames crime of murder to murder in the second degree. Specifies penalties. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee Awaiting transfer to Desk
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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