Comments: TN HB0258 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Bill 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 19-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - Passed H., Ayes 73, Nays 22, PNV 2 [HB0258 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

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