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SB 36: Relief of Barney Brown by the State of Florida


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 Mr. Brown; prohibiting the award of any additional amounts for specified purposes, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,900,000

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 7/31/2020 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
7/31/2020 Senate • Filed