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CS/CS/HB 259: Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; DuBose ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Joseph ; Roach ; Watson, C. ; Williams

Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration; Extends filing deadline for petition claiming wrongful incarceration; provides limited retroactivity for filing petition claiming wrongful incarceration; removes eligibility requirements relating to person's conduct before person's wrongful conviction or incarceration; authorizes state to deduct amount of civil award from compensation amount owed if claimant first receives civil award; requires claimant to reimburse state for any difference between state compensation & civil award if claimant receives statutory compensation prior to civil award; requires claimant to notify DLA upon filing civil action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/10/2020 House - Placed on Calendar -HJ 529
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/30/2019 House • Filed
    10/10/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 25
    1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 25
    1/15/2020 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 402
    1/17/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 397
    1/21/2020 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 410
    1/27/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/29/20, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
    1/29/2020 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 29 NAYS 0 -HJ 471
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 471
    2/4/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/06/20, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
    2/6/2020 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 528
    2/7/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 520
    2/10/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 529

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  • CS/CS/HB 259, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/7/2020 at 12:52 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 346 (e2) Criminal Justice Bradley Compare Last Action: 2/26/2020 S CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 338

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    961.03 Determination of status as a wrongfully incarcerated person; determination of eligibility for compensation. Page 2 (pdf)
    961.04 Eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 3 (pdf)
    961.06 Compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 259, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/17/2020 at 8:31 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/29/2020 (pdf)
    Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/7/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 346 (c2) Criminal Justice Bradley Compare Last Action: 2/26/2020 S CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 338

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    956061 - Amendment
    Remove lines 27-44 and insert:
    DuBose 2/5/2020
    8:38 PM
    Adopted
    2/6/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    961.03 Determination of status as a wrongfully incarcerated person; determination of eligibility for compensation. Page 2 (pdf)
    961.04 Eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 2 (pdf)
    961.06 Compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 3 (pdf)

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  • HB 259, Original Filed Version Posted 9/30/2019 at 5:01 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/16/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 346 (c1) Criminal Justice Bradley Compare Last Action: 2/26/2020 S CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 338

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    551247 - Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    DuBose 1/14/2020
    6:43 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/15/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    961.04 Eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 1 (pdf)

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