TN HB0258 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 17-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-20 - Placed on cal. Judiciary for 2/27/2019
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced, enacts the "Sergeant Daniel Baker Act," which removes the appeal to the court of criminal appeals in death penalty cases; provides for automatic direct review by the Tennessee supreme court for convictions for which a sentence of death is imposed. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Title 40, Chapter 35.

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Title

As introduced, enacts the "Sergeant Daniel Baker Act," which removes the appeal to the court of criminal appeals in death penalty cases; provides for automatic direct review by the Tennessee supreme court for convictions for which a sentence of death is imposed. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Title 40, Chapter 35.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-20HousePlaced on cal. Judiciary for 2/27/2019
2019-02-20HouseRec. for pass by s/c ref. to Judiciary
2019-02-13HousePlaced on s/c cal Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee for 2/20/2019
2019-02-01HouseAssigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
2019-01-31HouseP2C, ref. to Judiciary-- Government Operations for Review
2019-01-30HouseIntro., P1C.
2019-01-29HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0400 (Crossfiled) 2019-02-20 - Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 2/26/2019

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