S.447 - Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 01/31/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/26/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.447 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/31/2007)
Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2007 - Repeals death penalty provisions for a wide range of homicide-related offenses under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the federal criminal code, the Controlled Substances Act, and other statutes relating to aircraft hijacking, espionage and treason, and offenses punished under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Prohibits the sentencing to death or execution of any person for any violation of federal law after the enactment of this Act. Commutes death penalties imposed prior to the enactment of this Act to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.