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2019 Senate Bill 5339: Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty and instead requiring life imprisonment without possibility of release or parole as the sentence for aggravated first degree murder
Introduced by Sen. Reuven Carlyle (Seattle) (D) on January 17, 2019
  Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Law & Justice Committee on January 17, 2019
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 8, 2019
Passed 28 to 19 in the Senate on February 15, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
This bill provides that the death penalty would be eliminated, and all statutory procedures for imposing and carrying out a sentence of death would be repealed. It would impose a mandatory sentence of life without the possibility of release or parole on a person convicted of aggravated first degree murder. .
Received in the House on February 18, 2019
Referred to the House Public Safety Committee on February 18, 2019
Received in the Senate on January 13, 2020
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 13, 2020
Received in the House on February 3, 2020
Referred to the House Public Safety Committee on February 3, 2020

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