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Amendment

 

February Session, 2012

LCO No. 3039

   
 

*SB0028003039SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 280

File No. 111

Cal. No. 113

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of this act, any person convicted of murder with special circumstances under subdivision (5) of section 53a-54b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, for murder by a kidnapper of a kidnapped person during the course of a kidnapping or before the kidnapped person is able to return or be returned to safety, committed on or after the effective date of this section, shall be sentenced to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of release unless a sentence of death is imposed in the manner prescribed in section 53a-46a of the general statutes, as amended by this act.

(b) The provisions of this act applicable to a person who commits a capital felony prior to the effective date of this section shall apply in like manner to a person convicted of murder as provided in subsection (a) of this section. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section