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SB 56: 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 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 wrongful incarceration; providing a limitation on the payment of compensation, fees, and costs, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,900,000.00

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Special Master on Claim Bills
Location: In committee/council (SM)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Special Master on Claim Bills (SM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
7/31/2015 Senate • Filed
8/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 9
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 9
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Special Master on Claim Bills