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SF 13 - Authorizes Firing Squads as an Alternative Method of Execution - Wyoming Key Vote

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Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (House) (28-31) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (29-1) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (House) (30-29) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (29-1) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (14-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Firing Squads as an Alternative Method of Execution

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes death penalty execution by firing squad in certain circumstances, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the use of a firing squad as a means of executing a death penalty sentence, after administering anesthesia and rendering the individual unconscious, in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • If the existing method of execution by lethal injection is deemed unconstitutional; or
    • If the sentencing court determines that execution by lethal injection cannot be performed within the time prescribed by law.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (32-28) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Firing Squads as an Alternative Method of Execution

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes death penalty execution by firing squad in certain circumstances, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the use of a firing squad as a means of executing a death penalty sentence, after administering anesthesia and rendering the individual unconscious, in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • If the existing method of execution by lethal injection is deemed unconstitutional; or
    • If the sentencing court determines that execution by lethal injection cannot be performed within the time prescribed by law.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Firing Squads as an Alternative Method of Execution

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes death penalty execution by firing squad in certain circumstances, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the use of a firing squad as a means of executing a death penalty sentence in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • If the existing method of execution by lethal injection is deemed unconstitutional; or
    • If the sentencing court determines that execution by lethal injection cannot be performed within the time prescribed by law.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Firing Squads as an Alternative Method of Execution

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