5036-S2.E AMS PADD S3752.1
E2SSB 5036 - S AMD 948
By Senator Padden
On page 3, beginning on line 31, after "1994))"strike "or chapter 10.95 RCW"
On page 4, beginning on line 2, after "confinement", strike all material through "RCW" on line 4, and insert "and be held to the utmost scrutiny"
On page 11, line 24, after "(b)" insert "Is not currently serving a sentence for a conviction for aggravated murder pursuant to chapter 10.95 RCW or murder in the first degree pursuant to RCW 9A.32.030;
Reletter the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.
EFFECT: Removes provision that states nothing in the aggravated first degree murder statutechapter 10.95 RCWmay be interpreted to reduce or eliminate the governor's power to grant a pardon or clemency. Prohibits individuals serving a sentence for aggravated murder or murder in the first degree from petitioning for conditional commutation. Requires utmost scrutiny for all life without possibility of parole (LWOP) inmates, not just sex offenders.
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