Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 460
Session Year 2016
 


AN ACT CONCERNING COMPENSATION FOR WRONGFUL INCARCERATION.

To amend the procedure for compensating wrongfully incarcerated persons to require the Claims Commissioner to employ a formula to determine awards, and that such awards be decreased when the claim is based on a vacated or reversed conviction where the complaint or information was dismissed on a ground citing negligence or misconduct by any officer, agent, employee or official of the state or any political subdivision of the state that contributed to such person's arrest, prosecution, conviction or incarceration, and such person could not prove actual innocence to the Claims Commissioner.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/3/2016Senate Recommitted to Judiciary
 5/2/2016Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
 4/14/2016(LCO)File Number 637
 4/14/2016Senate Calendar Number 410
 4/14/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/14/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/8/2016(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/16 5:00 PM
 3/30/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2016(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/17/2016Public Hearing 03/21
 3/16/2016Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-460

Rep. Steven Stafstrom, 129th Dist.
Rep. Jason Rojas, 9th Dist.
Rep. Minnie Gonzalez, 3rd Dist.

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