Text: H.R.2359 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/19/1995)

 
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress]
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[H.R. 2359 Introduced in House (IH)]







104th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2359

        To clarify the method of execution of Federal prisoners.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 19, 1995

 Mr. McCollum introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
        To clarify the method of execution of Federal prisoners.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. IMPLEMENTATION OF SENTENCE OF DEATH.

    Subsection (a) of section 3596 of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended to read as follows:
    ``(a) In General.--A person who is sentenced to death shall be 
committed to the custody of the Attorney General. At the time the 
sentence is to be carried out, it shall be implemented pursuant to 
regulations prescribed by the Attorney General.''.

SEC. 2. USE OF FEDERAL FACILITIES.

    Subsection (a) of section 3597 of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended to read as follows:
    ``(a) In General.--A United States marshal charged with supervising 
the implementation of a sentence of death shall use the appropriate 
Federal facilities for this purpose.''.
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