SB0675

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Petition for Writ of Actual Innocence - Nontrial Convictions

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley

Status:

In the Senate - Referred to interim study by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Defining the term "conviction" as it relates to the standard required to file a petition for writ of actual innocence by a person convicted at trial; and establishing a standard required to file a petition for writ of actual innocence by a person convicted as a result of a guilty plea, an Alford plea, or a plea of nolo contendere.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Guzzone, Hough, Lee, McFadden, Smith, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1393
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Petitions
Trials
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
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March 2, 2017 3:30 P.M.