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HB 1274 - Repeals Death Penalty - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Nancy Spence voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (Senate) (17-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals Death Penalty

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a conference report abolishing the use of the death penalty in Colorado, and to allocate the saved money to the Cold Case Homicide Team in the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Highlights:
-Removes the death penalty as a sentencing option after passage (Sec.2). -Clarifies that passage will not reduce or alter previous sentences in any way (Sec.2). -Allocates $833,376 to the Cold Case Homicide Team of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (Sec.23)
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals Death Penalty

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that eliminates the death penalty and redirects money from the Justice Department to the cold case homicide team.

Highlights:
-Removes the death penalty as a sentencing option in all future cases but does not change any prior sentences (Sec. 2). -Decreases funding to the Justice Department by $1,615,708 and increases funding to the cold case homicide team by $833,376 (Sec. 23).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Death Penalty

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Co-sponsors

  • Debbie J. Benefield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terrance D. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Ferrandino (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Fischer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Kefalas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeanne Labuda (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claire Levy (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Liane 'Buffie' McFadyen (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Miklosi (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Schafer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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