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S Amdt 1204 - Replacing the Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment - Key Vote

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John McCain III voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (25-74) - (Key vote)

Title: Replacing the Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that substitutes life imprisonment with no possibility of release for all death penalty provisions.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the imposition of a sentence of mandatory life imprisonment without the possibility of release provided a death penalty sentence
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Replacing the Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment

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Co-sponsors

  • Dave Durenberger (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark O. Hatfield (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Claiborne 'Clay' Pell (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Simon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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