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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 138

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 400

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.

 

AN ACT REPEALING THE DEATH PENALTY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to eliminate the death penalty as an authorized sentence and make life imprisonment without the possibility of parole the maximum sentence.

Statement of Purpose:

To repeal the death penalty which is not workable or effective.