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CS/SB 494: Compensation of Victims of Wrongful Incarceration

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Bradley

Compensation of Victims of Wrongful Incarceration; Revising the circumstances under which a person is disqualified from receiving compensation under the Victims of Wrongful Incarceration Compensation Act; specifying that a wrongfully incarcerated person who commits no more than one felony that is not a violent felony, rather than a felony law violation, which results in revocation of parole or community supervision is eligible for compensation, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 6/19/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-120
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2017 Senate • Filed
2/9/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 72
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/21/17, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/21/2017 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 147
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 147
3/2/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/07/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 174
3/9/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 175
3/10/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 174
4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/25/17, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/25/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 442
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 442
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
4/27/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 502
• Amendment(s) adopted (908054) -SJ 503
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 504
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 548
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 548
4/28/2017 House • In Messages
5/1/2017 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1024
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/17
• Received -HJ 1024
5/2/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1068
• Substituted for CS/HB 393 -HJ 1068
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1088
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 1088, 1089
5/3/2017 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 755
6/5/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/16/2017 • Approved by Governor
6/19/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-120