Attorney General File #: 1999-031
September 9, 1999
This measure would amend the California Constitution to prohibit the imposition of the death penalty as the penalty for any crime punished by the state. The measure also specifies that offenders under a sentence of death at the time of this measure's enactment would not be executed and would instead serve a prison term of life without the possibility of parole.
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