DE HB155 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on May 2 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-05-02 - Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act removes the Department of Corrections authority to execute orders as to sentences of capital punishment and prohibits the Department from using lethal doses of drugs on those in its care. This Act also removes hanging as a method of execution in Delaware.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Capital Punishment.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-05-02 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

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