KY SB45 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-07 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Pending: Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection 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 to remove the death penalty; amend KRS 640.040 to prohibit life imprisonment without benefit of parole for a juvenile offender convicted of a capital offense; amend KRS 422.285, 532.050, 532.100, and 533.010 to conform; repeal KRS 431.213, 431.2135, 431.218, 431.220, 431.223, 431.224, 431.240, 431.250, 431.260, 431.270, 507A.060, 532.025, 532.075, 532.130, 532.135, 532.140, 532.300, 532.305, and 532.309.

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AN ACT relating to the abolition of the death penalty.



2023-02-07Senateto Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2023-01-05Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2023-01-05Senateintroduced in Senate


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