The two bills that would abolish the death penalty will be heard next week in the Subcommittee on Capital Punishment of the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence. The longest sponsor of abolition in the House is State Rep Harold Dutton. He first filed his abolition bill in 2003 when his bill was given a hearing by the full committee. A second person also filed an abolition bill starting in 2007, Rep Jessica Farrar.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TIME & DATE:
8:00 AM, Thursday, March 12, 2009
Rep. Robert Miklos
Dutton | et al.
Relating to the abolition of the death penalty.
Farrar | et al.
Relating to abolishing the death penalty.