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LB 1105 - Death Penalty Cost Study - Key Vote

Nebraska Key Votes

Deb Fischer voted Nay (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: A MOTION TO ADVANCE TO ENROLLMENT AND REVIEW ALLOWS THE BILL TO PROCEED THROUGH THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS WITH THE ADOPTED AMENDMENTS. THE MOTION REQUIRES A MAJORITY VOTE (25 VOTES) TO PASS.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (22-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Death Penalty Cost Study

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to advance to enrollment and review a bill that requires the Community Corrections Council to supervise a study of the costs of administering the death penalty in the state of Nebraska to be completed by December 1, 2010.

Highlights:
-Requires the State Treasurer to transfer up to $50,000 from the Commission on Public Advocacy Operations Cash Fund to the Community Corrections Uniform Data Analysis Cash Fund in fiscal year 2010-2011 to carry out the study (Sec. 4). -Specifies that it is the intent of the Legislature that the Community Corrections Council use the College of Public Affairs and Community Service of the University of Nebraska at Omaha to coordinate and conduct the study (Sec. 1). -Requires the study to examine the direct and indirect costs of death penalty and non-death penalty sentences for first degree murder, including the costs incurred by the following (Sec. 2):
    -Attorney General's office; -County attorney's office; -Department of Correctional Services; -County public defenders' office and Public Advocacy Commission; -Court appointed attorneys; and -Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and district courts.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Death Penalty Cost Study

Sponsors

  • Brenda J. Council (NE - N) (Out Of Office)

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