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SB 1200: Wrongful Convictions


Wrongful Convictions; Authorizing certain prosecuting attorneys to file a motion to vacate or set aside a judgment if he or she has evidence or information that a convicted person is innocent; requiring the court to appoint counsel for such convicted person if he or she does not otherwise have legal counsel and if an evidentiary hearing is required; providing hearing and court procedures; authorizing the appeal of a denial of the prosecuting attorney’s motion to vacate or set aside a judgment by any party, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2021 Senate • Filed
1/5/2022 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 80
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/25/22, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
1/25/2022 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 218
• Now in Judiciary
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Judiciary