83-964. Sentence of death; how enforced.

A sentence of death shall be enforced by the intravenous injection of a substance or substances in a quantity sufficient to cause death. The lethal substance or substances shall be administered in compliance with an execution protocol created and maintained by the Department of Correctional Services.

Source:Laws 1973, LB 268, § 17; R.S.1943, (2008), § 29-2532; Laws 2009, LB36, § 9; Laws 2015, LB268, § 35; Referendum 2016, No. 426.
Note: The repeal of section 83-964 by Laws 2015, LB 268, section 35, is not effective because of the vote on the referendum at the November 2016 general election.