2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 32
Death penalty; impose with unanimous verdict; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the death penalty generally, so as to provide that the death penalty may be imposed where the jury finds at least one aggravating circumstance but is unable to reach a unanimous verdict as to the sentence, taking into account the vote of the jurors under certain circumstances; to change provisions relating to the requirement of a jury finding of aggravating circumstance and recommending the death penalty; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/14/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/13/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2009 - House Hopper
Dec/16/2008 - House Prefiled