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SB 162: Compensation of Victims of Wrongful Incarceration

GENERAL BILL by Joyner ; Bradley

Compensation of Victims of Wrongful Incarceration; Providing that a person is disqualified from receiving compensation under the Victims of Wrongful Incarceration Compensation Act if, before or during the person’s wrongful conviction and incarceration, the person was convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to, or was serving a concurrent incarceration for, another violent felony; providing that a wrongfully incarcerated person who commits a violent felony law violation, rather than a felony law violation, which results in revocation of parole or community supervision is ineligible for compensation, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/2/2014 Senate • Filed
12/17/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 43
2/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/02/15, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/2/2015 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 158
4/10/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/15/15, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Judiciary