House Bill 155
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
House Judiciary 5/2/17
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.
This Act removes the Department of Correction’s authority to execute orders as to sentences of capital punishment and prohibits the Department from using lethal doses of drugs on those in its care. This Act also removes hanging as a method of execution in Delaware.
Takes effect upon being signed into law