H.R.2359 - To clarify the method of execution of Federal prisoners.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 09/19/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/19/1995 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (09/19/1995)
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2359 Introduced in House (IH)] 104th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2359 To clarify the method of execution of Federal prisoners. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 19, 1995 Mr. McCollum introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>