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Compensation to Individual Erroneously Convicted, Sentenced, and Confined or Whose Conviction or Adjudication is Reversed

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings and Budget and Taxation

Synopsis:Altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be in an amount equal to the greater of $50,000 for each year that the individual was in custody or the actual damages sustained by the individual including certain amounts; requiring the Board of Public Works to use certain money to provide the compensation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Ali, Conaway, Gibson, Hayes, J. Lewis, Moon, Sanchez, and Vallario
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0987
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Health and Government Operations
Judicial Proceedings
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Income Tax
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Works, Board of
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(10-501, 10-502, 10-503, 10-504)
Article - Tax - General

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March 30, 2018 2:09 P.M.