Sentencing proceeding by jury after conviction; relevant mitigating evidence. (SB296)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sentencing proceeding by jury after conviction; relevant mitigating evidence. Provides that relevant evidence that may be admissible by the defendant during the sentencing phase by a jury may include the circumstances surrounding the offense, the history and background of the defendant, and any other facts in mitigation of the offense. The bill also provides various examples of facts in mitigation of the offense. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102451D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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