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SB 276 - Repeals the Death Penalty - Maryland Key Vote

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Title: Repeals the Death Penalty

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the death penalty, effective October 1, 2013.

Highlights:

  • Repeals the death penalty in the state of Maryland (Secs. 1-3).
  • Authorizes the governor to change the death sentence of an inmate into a sentence of life without the possibility of parole (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that any pending case filed with the intention to seek the death penalty be automatically changed to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole (Sec. 4).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Repeals the Death Penalty

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the death penalty, effective October 1, 2013.

Highlights:

  • Repeals the death penalty in the state of Maryland (Secs. 1-3).
  • Authorizes the governor to change the death sentence of an inmate into a sentence of life without the possibility of parole (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that any pending case filed with the intention to seek the death penalty be automatically changed to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole (Sec. 4).

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