Under existing law, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments prohibit the imposition of the death penalty on criminal defendants who were under the age of 18 at the time of the commission of the capital offense
This bill would prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any criminal defendant who was less than 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the capital offense
Relating to crimes and punishments; to provide an exemption from the death penalty for persons who were less than 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the capital offense.
|January 9, 2018||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||April 26, 2017||Committee Room 325 at 10:30||Senate JUDY Hearing|
|Bill Text||SB119 Alabama 2018 Session - Introduced|