S. 1382 (95th): A bill to establish rational criteria for the imposition of the sentence of death.


Apr 26, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McClellan
Senator from Arkansas

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4/26/1977--Introduced.Requires that a separate sentencing hearing be held when a defendant is found guilty of, or pleads guilty to, an offense for which one of the possible sentences is death.Sets ...

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Apr 26, 1977


21 cosponsors (14R, 7D) (show)
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