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SB 26: Relief of Barney Brown by the State of Florida

CLAIM/GENERAL by Thurston

Relief of Barney Brown by the State of Florida; Providing for the relief of Barney Brown, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 38 years; providing an appropriation to compensate him for his wrongful incarceration; providing that the act does not waive certain defenses or increase the state’s liability; providing that the appropriation satisfies all present and future claims related to the arrest, conviction, and incarceration of Barney Brown, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,900,000.00

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Special Master on Claim Bills
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Special Master on Claim Bills (SM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/1/2018 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2018 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 36
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 36
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Special Master on Claim Bills

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  • SB 26, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/1/2018 at 9:49 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6503 Relief/Barney Brown/State of Florida Geller Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

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