Prop 62: Death Penalty Repeal

7.08.2016 | Initiatives

Ballot Title

Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.


This measure repeals the death penalty as the maximum punishment for murder. The new maximum punishment becomes life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. It would also apply to people already sentenced to death. Those sentenced to life without the possibility of parole must work and 60% of the wages earned while working can be applied to victim restitution fines or orders against them.

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