Under existing law, a person who commits a capital offense may be sentenced to death or life without parole
This bill would repeal the death penalty
To amend Sections 13A-5-39, 13A-5-43, 13A-5-44, and 15-18-100, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the death penalty; to remove death as a potential punishment for commission of a capital offense; to remove provisions relating to sentencing and the sentencing hearing; and to repeal Sections 13A-5-45, 13A-5-46, 13A-5-47, 13A-5-48, 13A-5-49, 13A-5-50, 13A-5-51, 13A-5-52, 13A-5-53, 13A-5-55, 13A-5-59, 15-18-80, 15-18-81, 15-18-82, 15-18-83, 15-18-84, 15-18-85, and 15-18-86, Code of Alabama 1975.
|January 21, 2014||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB248 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|