H.R.3741 - Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 12/12/2013)|
|Latest Action:||01/27/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
- Passed House
- Passed Senate
- To President
- Became Law
Summary: H.R.3741 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013 - Repeals death penalty
provisions for a wide range of homicide-related offenses under the
Immigration and Nationality Act, the federal criminal code, the
Controlled Substances Act, and other statutes relating to aircraft
hijacking, espionage and treason, and offenses punished under the
Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Introduced in House (12/12/2013)
Prohibits the sentencing to death or execution of any person for any violation of federal law after the enactment of this Act. Commutes death penalties imposed prior to the enactment of this Act to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.