Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Montana Senate gives final passage to abolition bill

The Montana Senate has just given final approval to Senate Bill 236 on third reading.

The bill abolishes the state's death penalty, replacing it with a sentence of life without parole.

The vote was 27 yeas and 23 nays

Senator Dave Wanzenried 's legislation will next go to the Montana House of Representatives for consideration.

Steve Hall
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