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Repeal Felony Murder Rule (SB 1437)

Senate Bill 1437 (Skinner). This bill limits the felony murder rule and ensures that a person is liable for murder only if the person pulled the trigger. This bill also allows for retroactive relief so currently incarcerated can petition for resentencing. 

Co-Sponsors of SB 1437 include: Initiate Justice, Re:Store Justice, and many others. 


This bill was passed by the CA Legislature in 2018 and became effective on January 1, 2019.