IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 3, 2021
Mr. Durbin (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Booker, Mr. Markey, Mr. Murphy, Ms. Warren, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Smith, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Brown, Mr. Schatz, Ms. Klobuchar, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Ossoff, and Ms. Baldwin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 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.