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Mar 19, 2021

NEWS BRIEF — Wyoming State Senate Defeats Bill to Repeal the Death Penalty

The Wyoming state sen­ate has defeat­ed a bill to repeal the state’s death penal­ty. Senate File 150, spon­sored by Senator Brian Boner (R – Douglas, pic­tured dur­ing the floor debate), was report­ed out of the Senate Revenue Committee by a 4 – 1 vote on March 4, the sec­ond time a bill to end Wyoming’s death penal­ty had passed a state sen­ate com­mit­tee. However, the bill failed in the state sen­ate by a vote of 19 – 11. Nine Republicans and the chamber’s two Democrats sup­port­ed the measure.