Legislature

Repeat child sex offenders could face death

Proposal before Senate would allow execution in child assault cases March 23, 2006 By Tim Smith CAPITAL BUREAU COLUMBIA — State senators are considering a proposal that would allow South Carolina to execute those convicted two or more times of…

Sex-offender bill is rejected

By Kevin Yamamura — Bee Capitol Bureau The Sacramento Bee January 11, 2006 A state Senate committee on Tuesday killed a “Jessica’s Law” proposal to punish sex offenders that was one of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s top priorities this year. Senate…