KY HB115 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-11)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-10 - to Judiciary (H)
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole for inmates presently sentenced to death; amend KRS 532.030, relating to authorized dispositions for felony offenses, to remove the death penalty; amend KRS 533.010, relating to probation, to prohibit probation for a person sentenced to life without parole or life without parole for 25 years; amend KRS 640.040, relating to penalties for juveniles convicted of felony offenses, to prohibit life imprisonment without benefit of parole for a capital offense; amend KRS 422.285, 532.050, and 532.100 to conform; repeal various statutes relating to imposition of the death penalty.

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AN ACT relating to the abolition of the death penalty.



2019-01-10Houseto Judiciary (H)
2019-01-08Houseintroduced in House


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