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H.R. 4052: To prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4052

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Cummings, Ms. Bass, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Amash, Ms. Norton, Mr. Clay, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Ms. Omar, and Mr. McGovern) introduced the following bill; which was 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.

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.