JONES,JOHN AND WINKEL.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to the imposition of
the death penalty for first degree murder. Provides that the killing
of an individual who is a senior citizen (60 years of age or older) or
a disabled person is an aggravating factor for which the death penalty
may be imposed.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes substance of the bill. Provides that the death penalty
for first degree murder may be imposed upon an offender when the
murdered individual was 60 years or older and the death resulted from
exceptionally brutal or heinous behavior indicative of wanton cruelty
or when the murdered individual was a disabled person and the
defendant knew or should have known that the murdered individual was
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Corrections)
There is no fiscal or population impact on this Dept.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0213
Last action date: 97-07-25
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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