LB 268 - Repeals the Death Penalty - Nebraska Key Vote


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Title: Repeals the Death Penalty

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that repeals the death penalty.


  • Repeals the death penalty and the Class I felony classification (Secs. 5 & 6).
  • Classifies first-degree murder as a Class IA felony (Sec. 9).
  • Requires a death penalty that has been imposed but not carried out by the effective date of this bill to be changed to life imprisonment (Sec. 23).