Proposition 34 -- Death Penalty Repeal

Sep 19, 2012

Proposition 34 -- Death Penalty Repeal

DEATH PENALTY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
• Repeals death penalty as maximum punishment for persons found guilty of murder and replaces it with
life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
• Applies retroactively to persons already sentenced to death.
• States that persons found guilty of murder must work while in prison as prescribed by the Department
of Corrections and Rehabilitation, with their wages subject to deductions to be applied to any victim
restitution fines or orders against them.
• Directs $100 million to law enforcement agencies for investigations of homicide and rape cases.