Georgia stops death penalty foes by making execution drugs ‘state secret’

Bill: HB122 (amendment) (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Tanner and Sens. Stone, Miller, Jeffares, et al., and signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, HB122 (Public Act No.333) states, “The identifying information of any person or entity who participates in or administers the execution of a death sentence and the identifying information of any person or entity that manufactures, supplies, compounds, or prescribes the drugs, medical supplies, or medical equipment utilized in the execution of a death sentence shall be confidential and shall not be subject to disclosure under Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50 or under judicial process. Such information shall be classified as a confidential ‘state secret’.”

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