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HB 6537: Relief/Barney Brown/State of Florida


Relief/Barney Brown/State of Florida; Provides appropriation to compensate Barney Brown for his wrongful incarceration; provides that act does not waive certain defenses or increase state's liability; provides that appropriation satisfies all present & future claims related to wrongful incarceration; provides limitation on payment of compensation, fees, & costs. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,900,000

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/23/2017 House • Filed
    3/1/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 249
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 249
    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee

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  • HB 6537, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2017 at 2:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

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