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.