2015 Legislative Session

In 2015, Representative David “Doc” Moore introduced HB 370, “An Act Abolishing the Death Penalty and Replacing It With Life Imprisonment Without the Possibilty of Parole.”

The bill was heard in House Judiciary on February 13th and passed out of committee by a vote of 11 – 10. It was debated on the House floor for second reading on February 23rd and failed by a vote of 50 – 50.

Read testimony and see videos from the House hearing.

The text of the bill can be found HERE.

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