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In the 2015 Montana legislative session there was once again a bill to abolish the death penalty in Montana and replace it with life without parole. Below is information about the bill.
HB 370: “Generally revise death penalty laws”
Sponsored by: Rep. David (Doc) Moore (R) HD 92
Bill summary: This bill would have abolished the death penalty in Montana and replaced it with life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
The Montana Catholic Conference SUPPORTED this bill and testified in support.
Bill history: The bill passed out of the House Judiciary Committee but died when it failed to pass second reading in House with a 50-50 vote. To find all audio & video of testimony and debate for this bill, please click here.