Clarifying the group of persons who may file a certain petition for postconviction DNA testing or a database or log search; requiring a court to order a new trial or vacate a conviction under certain circumstances for certain classes of persons filing for postconviction DNA testing; establishing a standard required to file a writ of actual innocence by a person convicted as a result of a guilty plea, an Alford plea, or a plea of nolo contendere; authorizing a court to order a new trial or vacate a certain conviction; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
( 8-201, 8-301 )
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