H.R. 3051 (112th): Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2011


Sep 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2011
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To abolish the death penalty under Federal law.

Summary (CRS)

9/23/2011--Introduced.Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2011 - Repeals death penalty provisions for a wide range of homicide-related offenses under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the federal criminal code, the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3051”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (15D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6875 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2008

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