Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Blanton


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        A RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the sentencing policy study committee the topic of transfer of pardoning power from the governor to the judicial branch.
    

    Whereas, The power to pardon an offender is vital to a fair and equitable judicial system; and

    Whereas, The question of who is able to bestow a pardon should be considered further: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to assign to the sentencing policy study committee the topic of transfer of pardoning power from the governor to the judicial branch.


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HR 1576/DI 84

2008


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