SB 82: Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration
GENERAL BILL by Joyner
Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration; Requiring that a petition for compensation describe the existence of clear and convincing evidence of actual innocence; requiring the petitioner to submit fingerprints for criminal history records checks; providing that a failure to submit fingerprints within the prescribed timeframe does not warrant denial of compensation under the act; requiring that the results of the criminal history records checks be submitted to the clerk of the court; providing for use of the results by the court; requiring that the Department of Law Enforcement pay for the criminal history records checks; eliminating the requirement that a wrongfully incarcerated person provide certain court records and documentation from the Department of Corrections along with an application for compensation, etc.
- Judiciary (JU)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Budget (BC)
SB 82, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/30/2011 at 2:49 PM
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Citations - Statutes (4)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 961.02 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf) 961.03 Determination of status as a wrongfully incarcerated person; determination of eligibility for compensation. Page 3 (pdf) 961.05 Application for compensation for wrongful incarceration; administrative expunction; determination of entitlement to compensation. Page 9 (pdf) 961.06 Compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 12 (pdf)
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