WV HB2712 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2712


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to provide for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto, and automatic review of the penalty, for commission of murder in the first degree. Procedures for carrying out the death sentence are established.

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Relating to death penalty for first degree murder



2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary then Finance
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2712 (Carry Over) 2019-01-29 - To House Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
61112Repealed CodeCitation Text
6122Amended CodeCitation Text
6122aNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122bNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122cNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122dNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122eNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122fNew CodeSee Bill Text
6122gNew CodeSee Bill Text
62315Repealed CodeCitation Text
6274New CodeSee Bill Text
6275New CodeSee Bill Text
6276New CodeSee Bill Text
6276aNew CodeSee Bill Text

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