DE HB155 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


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


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



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

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