2014 Georgia Code
Title 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 10 - SENTENCE AND PUNISHMENT
Article 2 - DEATH PENALTY GENERALLY
§ 17-10-34 - Sentence to specify time period for and place of execution; appointing time period for execution of pregnant female

GA Code § 17-10-34 (2014) What's This?

When a person is sentenced to the punishment of death, the court shall specify the time period for the execution in the sentence. The time period for the execution fixed by the court shall be seven days in duration and shall commence at noon on a specified date and shall end at noon on a specified date. The time period shall commence not less than 20 days nor more than 60 days from the date of sentencing. However, if the person is a female who is pregnant at the time of sentencing, the court shall appoint a time period for execution after the female is no longer pregnant.

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