View Amendment Current Amendment: 176R001.SP.KBA.docx to Bill 176     Senator ALLEN proposed the following amendment (176R001.SP.KBA):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 2, by striking lines 20 through 38 and inserting:
    /     (B)     The Director of the Department of Corrections shall determine and certify by affidavit under penalty of perjury to the Supreme Court whether the method selected pursuant to subsection (A) is available.
    (B)(C)     A person convicted of a capital crime and sentenced to death by electrocution prior to the effective date of this section must be administered death by electrocution unless the person elects death by lethal injection, and it is available, in writing fourteen days before the execution date. The convicted person must sign and date this form. The convicted person's signature must be witnessed by two persons who are not inmates of the Department of Corrections and not under the supervision of the Director of the Department of Corrections. The witnesses' signatures must be duly notarized. The form must contain a certification signed by the witnesses that the convicted person's signature is free from coercion and voluntarily given.
    (C)(D)     If execution by lethal injection under this section is determined and certified pursuant to subsection (B) to be unavailable by the Director of the Department of Corrections or is held to be unconstitutional by an appellate court of competent jurisdiction, then the manner of inflicting a death sentence must be by electrocution regardless of the method elected by the person.
    (E)     The Department of Corrections must provide written notice to an inmate of his right of election under this section."
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.