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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 3121



Offered by:


REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.



To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 280

File No. 111

Cal. No. 240

(As Amended)

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) On and after the effective date of this section, no bill that has the effect of reducing a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of release for a capital felony or a class A felony of murder with special circumstances may be enacted except upon approval by a vote of at least three-fourths of the members of each house of the General Assembly. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage

New section