SB 556: Compensation of Victims of Wrongful Incarceration
GENERAL BILL by Bracy
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, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to, any violent felony; specifying that a wrongfully incarcerated person who is released from wrongful incarceration to parole or community supervision and who commits a violent felony, rather than a felony law violation, resulting in revocation of the parole or community supervision is ineligible for compensation, etc.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 494 (Ch. 2017-120)
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- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 76
• Introduced -SJ 76
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 494 (Ch. 2017-120)
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