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SB 3539 - Abolishing the Death Penalty - Illinois Key Vote

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Issues Related to SB 3539

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Abolishing the Death Penalty

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (32-25) - (Key vote)
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Title: Abolishing the Death Penalty

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that abolishes the death penalty in Illinois.

Highlights:
  • Abolishes the death penalty in Illinois (Sec. 10).
  • Appropriates unspent funds from the Capital Litigation Trust Fund to the Death Penalty Abolition Fund (Sec. 10).
  • Specifies that funds from the Death Penalty Abolition Fund be used for services for the families of victims of homicide and for the training of law enforcement personnel (Sec. 10).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2011.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (60-54) - (Key vote)
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Title: Abolishing the Death Penalty

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

Vote to pass a bill that abolishes the death penalty in Illinois.

Highlights:
  • Abolishes the death penalty in Illinois (Sec. 10).
  • Appropriates unspent funds from the Capital Litigation Trust Fund to the Death Penalty Abolition Fund (Sec. 10).
  • Specifies that funds from the Death Penalty Abolition Fund be used for services for the families of victims of homicide and for the training of law enforcement personnel (Sec. 10).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2011.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Abolishing the Death Penalty

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