Limit Death Penalty

Senate Bill Number: 
17

Senate Bill 17 would prohibit application of the death penalty if the accused has a diagnosis of serious mental illness.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Sen. Julie Raque Adams + 3 others

KFTC's platform supports the abolition of the death penalty.

SB 17 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 7. However, Senate Republican leaders refused to allow the bill a vote before the full Senate.

KFTC's Position: 
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