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SB 48: Relief of Barney Brown by the State of Florida

CLAIM/GENERAL by Bullard

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 Mr. Brown for his wrongful incarceration; directing the Chief Financial Officer to draw a warrant; providing that the act does not waive certain defenses or increase the state’s liability; providing a limitation on the payment of fees and costs, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,900,000.00

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/27/2015 Senate - Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 37
Location: Withdrawn from consideration
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
7/29/2014 Senate • Filed
12/3/2014 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
2/27/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
• Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 37