Capital Punishment

Recent Legislative Actions

  • PA 12-05. An Act Revising the Penalty for Capital Felonies. April 2012.  Statement of Governor Malloy.
  • PA 09-107  An Act Concerning the Penalty for a Capital Felony.  Vetoed June 5, 2009. Statement of Gov. Rell.

 

Connecticut General Statutes: (To be updated when PA 12-05 is codified)

 

Legislative Histories

Legislative History of "An Act Revising the Penalty for Capital Felonies", Public Act  12-05, 2012 Senate Bill no. 280.

Legislative History of " An Act Concerning the Penalty for a Capital Felony."  VetoedAn Act Concerning the Penalty for a Capital Felony.  Vetoed  Public Act 09-107 Vetoed can be found online by searching in Guide to Connecticut Legislative History Database.  Search by bill number 6578

A series of compiled legislative histories on landmark Connecticut legislation, with additional primary source material, act summaries, and glossary of terms. They may be viewed online or borrowed by visiting on-site or requested through Interlibrary Loan.

 

Commission on the Death Penalty

Final Report 
Submitted to the Connecticut General Assembly January 8, 2003, in accordance with Public Act 01-151

 

Connecticut General Assembly Office of Legislative Research - Selected Reports

 

Executive Branch Actions

Related Links

Michael Ross - Selected Chronology

 

Compiled by Law/Legislative Reference Unit, 1/2005, revised 3/2009, 5/2012,