US HB262 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 74-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-11 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits the imposition of a death penalty sentence for a violation of federal law. A person sentenced to death before enactment of this bill must be resentenced.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act


Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]
Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]
Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]
Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]
Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]
Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]


2021-01-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-11HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB97 (Related) 2021-03-01 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments