H. R. 262
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 11, 2021
Ms. Pressley (for herself, Ms. Adams, Ms. Barragán, Ms. Bass, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Brown, Ms. Bush, Mr. Butterfield, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Ms. Dean, Ms. DeGette, Ms. DelBene, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Evans, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Jeffries, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Jones, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Gomez, Mrs. Lawrence, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Lieu, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Malinowski, Ms. McCollum, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore of Wisconsin, Ms. Norton, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Ms. Omar, Mr. Pallone, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Raskin, Mr. Rush, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Scanlon, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Smith of Washington, Ms. Spanberger, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Tlaib, Mrs. Trahan, Mr. Trone, Ms. Velázquez, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Welch, and Ms. Wild) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act.
Prohibition on imposition of death sentence
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.
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.