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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.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/7/2019 House • Filed
10/16/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 28
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 28
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee