Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday unveiled a plan to resume executions in California that includes a new San Quentin death chamber and specialized executioners, hoping the overhaul of the state's lethal injection procedures will end a legal stalemate over whether condemned inmates can be put to death humanely.

In more than 100 pages of court documents, the governor and prison officials outlined how they intend to satisfy a San Jose federal judge's concerns that death row inmates do not suffer a cruel and unusual death when injected with a fatal dose of drugs. The proposed reforms do not alter the drug combination, which has drawn fire from death penalty foes and some medical journals that insist the fatal drug cocktail poses the risk of a painful death.

Instead, the governor's plan focuses on improving the process, building a new death chamber designed specifically for lethal injections and providing specialized training for execution team members, something that has not happened in the past.

California's executions have been on hold since last year, when death row inmate Michael Morales challenged the state's lethal injection procedure because it risked

violating the constitutional ban on cruel andunusual punishment. U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel in December concluded the state cannot resume executions until it fixes its "broken" system, prompting the governor and prison officials to come up with the plan presented Tuesday.

"I am confident