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HJR 21, 77th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide the governor with sole discretion to commute punishment in capital cases.

Last action: Left pending in committee

Author: Pete Gallego

Remarks: Enabling legislation is HB 260.

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Office of House Bill Analysis)

Subjects:
Corrections--Parole, Probation & Pardons
Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Posttrial Procedure
Governor
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Juan Hinojosa, Jim Dunnam, Domingo Garcia, Rick Green, Terry Keel, Ann Kitchen, Trey Martinez Fischer, John Shields, Robert Talton) Minutes: February 20 2001

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