SB 898 Allows the Department of Corrections to determine the manner of executions rather than requiring executions be by lethal gas or injection
Sponsor: Schaefer
LR Number: 6142S.02I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/6/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S483
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Emergency clause

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Current Bill Summary

SB 898 - Under current law, the death penalty may only be administered by lethal gas or injection. This act provides that the manner of inflicting the punishment of death shall be determined by the Department of Corrections.

This act contains an emergency clause.