Description: H.Amdt. 825 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment extended death penalty provisions to persons convicted of: (1) trafficking in very large amounts of drugs; or (2) a drug felony where the defendant intended to cause death or acted with "reckless disregard" for human life, or where the death of another person occurred in the course of the violation or from the use of the controlled substance involved in the violation.

Purpose:

An amendment to authorize the death penalty for persons found guilty of 1) trafficking in very large amounts of drugs or 2) a drug felony where the defendant intended to cause death or acted with "reckless disregard" for human life, and where the death of another person occurred in the course of the violation or from the use of the controlled substance involved in the violation.

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