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 through 13A-5-53, inclusive, 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.
|March 16, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB544 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|