CS/HB 227: Victims of Wrongful Incarceration
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Kerner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Fullwood ; Gibbons ; Pritchett ; Rogers ; Watson, C. ; Williams
Victims of Wrongful Incarceration; Provides that wrongfully incarcerated person who was convicted & sentenced to death on or before December 31, 1979, is exempt from certain application procedures for compensation if special prosecutor issues nolle prosequi after reviewing conviction; provides alternative application procedures; requires claimant to file application within specified time; requires application to include certain information & documents; provides that claimant is entitled to compensation if requirements met; prohibits compensation from being used for specified fees & costs; provides for repeal on specified date; requires CFO to issue payment to insurance company or other financial institution authorized to issue annuity contracts to purchase annuity or annuities selected by wrongfully incarcerated person; requires CFO to execute all necessary agreements; requires wrongfully incarcerated person to sign waiver before application approved.
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 25
• Introduced -HJ 24
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 04/08/14, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 503
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 501
• Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary Committee
• CS referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 551
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 551
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/21/14, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 1 -HJ 572
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 572
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 662
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 759
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 760
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 704
• Received -SJ 704
• Withdrawn from Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 1133
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1133
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 326 -SJ 1133
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1133
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1133
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 1133
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1323
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-198
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