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A. After a conviction and sentence of death are affirmed and the first post-conviction relief proceedings have concluded, the supreme court shall issue a warrant of execution that authorizes the director of the state department of corrections to carry out the execution thirty-five days after the supreme court's mandate or order denying review or upon motion by the state. The supreme court shall grant subsequent warrants of execution on a motion by the state. The time for execution shall be fixed for thirty-five days after the state's motion is granted.
B. Upon the execution of a sentence of death, the director of the state department of corrections shall make a return upon the death warrant to the court which pronounced sentence and the supreme court, showing the time, mode and manner in which it was executed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13. Criminal Code § 13-759. Death warrant; return - last updated March 08, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/az/title-13-criminal-code/az-rev-st-sect-13-759.html
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