2011-2012 session

SB 490 ( Hancock )

Death penalty.

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Status:
Amended Assembly Aug. 15, 2011
In Committee Process  
Location:
Assembly Committee Asm Appropriations
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
Local program
Urgency
Tax levy
Majority
No
No
No
No

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Location: Assembly Committee Appropriations Committee Appropriations Committee
Aug. 25, 2011
Hearing postponed by committee.
Aug. 17, 2011
Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
Aug. 16, 2011
Aug. 15, 2011
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Assembly
July 12, 2011
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Assembly
July 11, 2011
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 7).
July 7, 2011
 Vote: Asm Public Safety
Ayes: 5
Noes: 2
Abstain: 0
July 6, 2011
July 5, 2011
Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
June 28, 2011
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 16, 2011
Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
June 2, 2011
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 39
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
June 2, 2011
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 39. Noes 0. Page 1277.) Ordered to the Assembly.
June 1, 2011
May 31, 2011
(Corrected June 2.)
 Version: Amended Senate
May 26, 2011
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 9
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 25, 2011
Set for hearing May 26.
May 23, 2011
Placed on APPR. suspense file.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 9
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 13, 2011
Set for hearing May 23.
May 10, 2011
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Senate
May 9, 2011
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0. Page 862.) (May 3).
May 3, 2011
 Vote: Sen Public Safety
Ayes: 6
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
May 2, 2011
April 25, 2011
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
 Version: Amended Senate
April 12, 2011
Set for hearing May 3.
March 3, 2011
Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
Feb. 18, 2011
From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 20.
Feb. 17, 2011
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
 Version: Introduced
Headlines 1 - 10 (of 80):

End the death penalty
Bakersfield Californian, Feb. 8, 2012
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Death Penalty Damage Control
NBC Los Angeles - Prop Zero, Nov. 4, 2011
... th penalty and, thus, underscored the political risks for candidates who oppose it. Most recently, SB 490, to eliminate the death penalty and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole, was pulled from the legislative calendar by its author, Sen. Loni Hancoc ...

Is it Time for a Death Penalty Initiative?
Calitics - Calitics weblog, Aug. 29, 2011
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AM Alert: Death penalty opponents launch ballot initiative
Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert, Aug. 29, 2011
... st Thursday when she didn't have the votes to get it out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. SB 490 passed the Senate 39-0 in June. The lone lawmaker who didn't vote in the upper house was Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster. A Field Poll last year found that 70 percent of Cali ...

Bill to close California's death row stalled until 2012
Bay Area News Group - East Bay - The Oakland Tribune, Aug. 26, 2011
... punishment with life prison terms. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, said she agreed to turn her SB490 into a two-year bill when she realized she didn't have the nine votes she needed to get her bill out of the 17-member Assembly Appropriations Committee to a vote by the full ...

Bill to close California's death row stalled until 2012
Bay Area News Group - East Bay, Aug. 26, 2011
... punishment with life prison terms. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, said she agreed to turn her SB490 into a two-year bill when she realized she didn't have the nine votes she needed to get her bill out of the 17-member Assembly Appropriations Committee to a vote by the full ...

Bill to close California's death row stalled until 2012
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 26, 2011
... punishment with life prison terms. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, said she agreed to turn her SB490 into a two-year bill when she realized she didn't have the nine votes she needed to get her bill out of the 17-member Assembly Appropriations Committee to a vote by the full ...

Bill to close California's death row stalled until 2012
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 26, 2011
... punishment with life prison terms. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, said she agreed to turn her SB490 into a two-year bill when she realized she didn't have the nine votes she needed to get her bill out of the 17-member Assembly Appropriations Committee to a vote by the full ...

Bill to close California's death row stalled until 2012
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 26, 2011
... punishment with life prison terms. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, said she agreed to turn her SB490 into a two-year bill when she realized she didn't have the nine votes she needed to get her bill out of the 17-member Assembly Appropriations Committee to a vote by the full ...

Proposal to repeal death penalty lacks support
San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 26, 2011
... forward because of a lack of support in the Legislature, the measure's author announced Thursday. SB490 by Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, was introduced in June following the release of a study that found the state is paying $184 million more a year to keep people on death row than ...



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