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Introduced in Senate (07/31/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2390


To prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 31, 2019

Mr. Durbin (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Booker, Ms. Harris, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Sanders, and Mr. Schatz) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Prohibition on imposition of death sentence.

(a) In General.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after the date of enactment of this Act for any violation of Federal law.

(b) Persons Sentenced Before Date Of Enactment.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person sentenced to death before the date of enactment of this Act for any violation of Federal law shall be resentenced.