2003 Legislative Session

In 2003, Representative Christine Kaufmann introduced HB 529, an Act Abolishing the Death Penalty and Replacing
it with Life Imprisonment without the Possibility of Release.

It was heard in House Judiciary on February 20, 2003 and voted to the floor by a vote of 11 – 7. It ultimately failed on second reading by a vote of 45 – 55.

The text of the bill can be found here.

The official log of what happened to the bill can be found here.

The official vote tally can be found here