23A-27A-1 Mitigating and aggravating circumstances considered by judge or jury.
23A-27A-2 Presentence hearing required--Relevant evidence.
23A-27A-3 Jury to determine existence of mitigating or aggravating circumstances--Instructions to jury.
23A-27A-4 Aggravating circumstance and recommendation of death penalty required for Class A felony death sentencing--Life imprisonment--Bench trial or guilty plea.
23A-27A-5 Written designation of aggravating circumstances required.
23A-27A-6 Designation by judge in nonjury cases--At least one aggravating circumstance required for death penalty imposition.
23A-27A-7 Sentence of death--Copies of judgment provided to officials.
23A-27A-8 Accumulation of prior capital felony records by Supreme Court--Staff and methods.
23A-27A-9 Review by Supreme Court required when death penalty imposed--Procedure.
23A-27A-10 Sentence review consolidated with direct appeal--Decision.
23A-27A-11 Procedure on appeal from capital punishment case--Briefs--Oral argument.
23A-27A-12 Factors reviewed by Supreme Court regarding sentence.
23A-27A-13 Reference to similar cases to be included in decision--Death sentence affirmed or set aside--Similar-case records provided to resentencing judge.
23A-27A-14 Life imprisonment when death penalty held unconstitutional.
23A-27A-15 Warrant of death sentence and execution--Time of execution.
23A-27A-16 Delivery of defendant with warrant to penitentiary.
23A-27A-17 Date and time of execution--Warden to make public announcement.
23A-27A-19 Investigation by Governor.
23A-27A-20 Reprieve or suspension of sentence by Governor during investigation.
23A-27A-21 Power to reprieve or suspend sentence limited to Governor--Exception.
23A-27A-22 Mental incompetence of defendant--Notice to Governor, secretary of corrections, and sentencing court.
23A-27A-22.1 Hearings and examinations regarding mental competence of defendant--Change in circumstances.
23A-27A-22.2 Psychiatric examination.
23A-27A-22.3 Psychiatric report.
23A-27A-22.4 Video tape record of psychiatric examination.
23A-27A-22.5 Counsel for defendant--Rights afforded at hearing.
23A-27A-24 Defendant incompetent to be executed--Suspension of sentence--Confinement--Periodic review.
23A-27A-26 Defendant mentally competent to be executed--Warrant of death sentence and execution--Time of execution.
23A-27A-26.1 Death penalty not to be imposed on person mentally retarded when crime committed.
23A-27A-26.2 Mental retardation defined.
23A-27A-26.3 Procedures for establishing mental retardation of defendant.
23A-27A-26.4 Appeal by state.
23A-27A-26.5 Examination of defendant by state--Videotaped recording--Defendant's statements inadmissible except as to mental retardation.
Applicability of §§ 23A-27A-26.1 to 23A-27A-26.7, inclusive. 23A-27A-26.7
Inseparability of §§ 23A-27A-26.1 to 23A-27A-26.7, inclusive. 23A-27A-27
Pregnancy of defendant--Examination--Report. 23A-27A-28
Suspension of sentence if defendant pregnant. 23A-27A-29
Defendant no longer pregnant--Execution warrant issued. 23A-27A-30
Warrant appointing new time for execution issued by sentencing court if defendant not executed within original time period. 23A-27A-31.1
Segregation of defendant from other inmates--Access to defendant by others limited. 23A-27A-31.2
Confidentiality of identity of person or entity supplying or administering intravenous injection substance--Violation as misdemeanor. 23A-27A-32
Place and manner of execution--Qualifications to administer intravenous injection--Substances dispensed to warden without prescription. 23A-27A-32.1
Execution of persons convicted before July 1, 2007--Choice of manner of execution. 23A-27A-33
Place for persons and equipment provided at penitentiary. 23A-27A-34
Attendance at execution by attorney general, sentencing judge, state's attorney, sheriff, representatives of victim, news media, and additional citizens approved by warden. 23A-27A-34.1
Attendance at execution by person trained to pronounce death, corrections staff, and law enforcement officers. 23A-27A-34.2
Witnesses permitted to defendant at execution. 23A-27A-35
Other persons not permitted to attend. 23A-27A-37
Secrecy of execution time--Disclosure as misdemeanor. 23A-27A-37.1
Disability of warden--Appointment of deputy or other officer. 23A-27A-37.2
Postmortem examination by county coroner. 23A-27A-37.3
Interment of body unless claimed by relative. 23A-27A-40
Certificate of execution. 23A-27A-41
Death penalty prohibited for defendant younger than eighteen when offense committed. 23A-27A-43
Immunity of persons participating and cooperating in execution. 23A-27A-44
Effect of amendment and repeal of sections.