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SB 19 - Repeals the Death Penalty - Key Vote

Delaware Key Votes

Karen Peterson Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (11-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals the Death Penalty

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the death penalty.

  • Repeals the death penalty for first-degree murder convictions (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that any individual who was sentenced to death prior to the effective date of this bill will instead receive a penalty of life in prison without probation, parole, or other reduction in the individual’s sentence (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Repeals the Death Penalty



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