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SB 0021 - Crimes; person convicted of murder against peace officer, corrections employee, or firefighter; official duties; change punishment

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Douglas,John 17th
Last Action: 1/10/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: JUDY
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05. Superior CourtsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend 16-5-1.  A person found guilty of murdering a peace officer, corrections employee, or firefighter while they are engaged in the performance of official duties shall be punished by death or imprisonment for life without parole.

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