at the time the murder was committed.
only if it makes the findings described in subsection (l). If the jury reaches a sentencing recommendation, the court shall sentence the defendant accordingly. After a court pronounces sentence, a representative of the victim's family and friends may present a statement regarding the impact of the crime on family and friends. The impact statement may be submitted in writing or given orally by the representative. The statement shall be given in the presence of the defendant.
If the supreme court cannot complete its review by the date set by the sentencing court for the defendant's execution under subsection (h), the supreme court shall stay the execution of the death sentence and set a new date to carry out the defendant's execution.
Amended by P.L. 65-2016, SEC. 40, eff. 7/1/2016.
Amended by P.L. 25-2016, SEC. 28, eff. 7/1/2016.
Amended by P.L. 198-2015, SEC. 1, eff. 7/1/2015.
Amended by P.L. 187-2015, SEC. 50, eff. 7/1/2015.
Amended by P.L. 117-2015, SEC. 57, eff. 7/1/2015.
Amended by P.L. 74-2015, SEC. 29, eff. 7/1/2015.
Amended by P.L. 168-2014, SEC. 119, eff. 7/1/2014.
As added by Acts1977 , P.L. 340, SEC.122. Amended by P.L. 336-1983, SEC.1; P.L. 212-1986, SEC.1; P.L. 332-1987, SEC.2; P.L. 320-1987, SEC.2; P.L. 296-1989, SEC.2; P.L. 138-1989, SEC.6; P.L. 1-1990, SEC.354; P.L. 230-1993, SEC.5; P.L. 250-1993, SEC.2; P.L. 158-1994, SEC.7; P.L. 306-1995, SEC.1; P.L. 228-1996, SEC.1; P.L. 216-1996, SEC.25; P.L. 261-1997, SEC.7; P.L. 80-2002, SEC.1; P.L. 117-2002, SEC.2; P.L. 1-2003, SEC.97; P.L. 147-2003, SEC.1; P.L. 1-2006, SEC.550; P.L. 99-2007, SEC.213.