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SB 50: Relief of Leonard Cure by the State of Florida

CLAIM/GENERAL by Jones

Relief of Leonard Cure by the State of Florida; Providing for the relief of Leonard Cure; providing an appropriation to compensate him for being wrongfully incarcerated for 16 years; directing the Chief Financial Officer to draw a warrant payable directly to Mr. Cure; requiring the Chief Financial Officer to pay the directed funds without requiring that Mr. Cure sign a liability release; providing for the waiver of certain tuition and fees for Mr. Cure; prohibiting funds awarded under this act to Mr. Cure from being used or paid for attorney or lobbying fees, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $817,000

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 9/21/2021 Senate - Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Special Master on Claim Bills (SM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/2/2021 Senate • Filed
9/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations