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Year of Reenactment
(since 1972 suspension)
  1974
Year of First Execution
(since reenactment)
1995
History

1895-1982: hanging

1983-1995: hanging or lethal gas

1996-present: lethal injection al gas

Current Method
Lethal injection
   





 
Montana has life without parole.  A judge decides the sentence.  The Governor has the power to grant clemency with the advice of the Board of Pardons. The Governor must have a favorable recommendation to grant clemency. However, the Governor is not bound by that recommendation.

 




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