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SB19-182

Repeal The Death Penalty

Concerning the repeal of the death penalty by the general assembly.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill repeals the death penalty in Colorado for offenses charged on or after July 1, 2019, and makes conforming amendments.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Gonzales, Sen. A. Williams
Rep. J. Arndt, Rep. A. Benavidez

Sponsor

Sen. J. Bridges, Sen. L. Court, Sen. L. Garcia, Sen. K. Priola

Co-sponsor

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The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.