Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/556

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106 STAT. 1436 PUBLIC LAW 102-382—OCT. 5, 1992 53 Stat. 1413. 53 Stat. 1414. Law enforcement and crime. (1) IN GENERAL.—Section 5 of the Act is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 5. The corporation shall be licensed and regulated by the District of Columbia in accordance with the laws and regulations of the District of Columbia.". (2) REPEAL.—The Act is amended by striking section 7. (c) REIMBURSEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS BY THE CORPORA- TION.— The Act (as amended by section (b) of this Act) is amended by inserting after section 6 the following new section: "SEC. 7. The corporation shall reimburse the District of Columbia for the costs of insurance regulation (including financial and market conduct examinations) of the corporation and its affiliates and subsidiaries by the District of Columbia. (d) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and expire on September 30, 1993, or upon the enactment of specific authorizing legislation. SEC. 138. Notwithstanding any other law, the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics shall place on the ballot, without alteration, at a general, special, or primary election to be held within 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the following initiative: Mandatory Life Imprisonment or Death Penalty for Murder in the District of Columbia. 56 Stat. 1690. SHORT TITLE Mandatory Life Imprisonment or Death Penalty for Murder in the District of Columbia. SUMMARY STATEMENT This initiative measure, if passed, would increase the penalty for first degree murder in the District of Columbia. A person convicted of this crime would be sentenced either to death or life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. LEGISLATIVE TEXT The legislative text of the initiative shall read as follows: Be it enacted by the Electors of the District of Columbia, that this measure be cited as the "Mandatonr Life Imprisonment or Death Penalty for Murder in the District of Columbia". "Section 801 of the Act entitled 'An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia', approved March 3, 1901 (D.C. Code 22-2404(a)), is amended— "(1) by amending subsection (a)toread as follows: "'(a) The punishment of murder in the first degree shall be life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, or death.'; "(2) by striking subsection (b) and redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b); and "(3) by adding at the end the following new subsections: "'(c) PENALTY.—^A person who commite an offense under subsection (a) shall be punished by death or life imprisonment. A sentence of death under this subsection may be imposed in accordance with the procedures provided in subsections (d), (e), (f), (g), (h),(i),g),(k),and(l). "'(d) MITIGATING FACTORS.— In determining whether to recommend a sentence of death, the jury shall consider whether any aspect of the defendant's character, backgroimd, or record or any