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Short Titles as Introduced

Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To abolish the death penalty under Federal law.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/12/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
01/27/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
12/12/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/12/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/12/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (13)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary12/12/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations01/27/2014 Referred to
House Armed Services12/12/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/12/2013)

Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013 - 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.