HB 299: Conviction Integrity Review Units
GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Daniels ; Omphroy ; Polo
Conviction Integrity Review Units; Requires state attorney of each judicial circuit to establish conviction integrity review unit & an independent review panel within state attorney's office; specifies membership; authorizes an incarcerated person to submit petition requesting that unit review his or her conviction; specifies types of convictions that units are authorized to review; requires unit to initiate an investigation if certain conditions are met; requires unit to make final recommendation regarding petitioner's conviction to state attorney.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 28
• Introduced -HJ 28
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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