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SB 526: Compensation for Eligible Victims of Wrongful Incarceration

GENERAL BILL by Perry ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes

Compensation for Eligible Victims of Wrongful Incarceration; Extending the filing deadline for a petition claiming wrongful incarceration; providing limited retroactivity for filing a petition claiming wrongful incarceration; providing that a deceased person’s heirs, successors, or assigns do not have standing to file a petition related to the wrongful incarceration of the deceased person; revising eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration for a wrongfully incarcerated person; authorizing the Chief Financial Officer to adjust compensation for inflation for persons found to be wrongfully incarcerated after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/11/2022 Senate - Introduced -SJ 31
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/18/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 31
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 31