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SB 284: Compensation for Wrongfully Incarcerated Persons


Compensation for Wrongfully Incarcerated Persons; Revising requirements for when a petition seeking compensation must be filed; providing that a deceased person’s heirs, successors, or assigns do not have standing to file such a petition; revising compensation eligibility requirements; revising requirements for awarding compensation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/31/2023 Senate • Filed
    11/15/2023 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Fiscal Policy
    1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
    3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 284, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/31/2023 at 10:49 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 37 Compensation for Wrongfully Incarcerated Persons Koster Identical Last Action: 3/8/2024 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    961.02 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    961.03 Determination of status as a wrongfully incarcerated person; determination of eligibility for compensation. Page 1 (pdf)
    961.04 Eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 2 (pdf)
    961.06 Compensation for wrongful incarceration. Page 4 (pdf)
    961.07 Continuing appropriation. Page 8 (pdf)

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