CS/CS/HB 259: Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; DuBose ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Joseph ; Roach ; Watson, C. ; Williams
Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration; Extends filing deadline for petition claiming wrongful incarceration; provides limited retroactivity for filing petition claiming wrongful incarceration; removes eligibility requirements relating to person's conduct before person's wrongful conviction or incarceration; authorizes state to deduct amount of civil award from compensation amount owed if claimant first receives civil award; requires claimant to reimburse state for any difference between state compensation & civil award if claimant receives statutory compensation prior to civil award; requires claimant to notify DLA upon filing civil action.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 25
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Introduced -HJ 25
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 402
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 397
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 410
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/29/20, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 29 NAYS 0 -HJ 471
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 471
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/06/20, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 528
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 520
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 529
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar
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