House Bill 70

152nd General Assembly (Present)

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Out of Committee 3/20/24
Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List

Bill Details

1/25/23
Sen. Gay
Reps. Lynn, Morrison
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEATH PENALTY.
This Act eliminates the death penalty in Delaware. As such, the penalty for a person who is convicted of first-degree murder for an offense that was committed after the person’s 18th birthday is imprisonment for the remainder of the person’s natural life without benefit of probation or parole or any other reduction.
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