Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on March 8, 2018 To revise details of the state’s revised judicature law to remove apparent obstacles it presents to implementing a 2016 law that authorized payment of $50,000 for each year of wrongful imprisonment served by a person who did not commit the crime. This bill was introduced after several court rulings prevented eligible individuals from collecting. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 8, 2018
Reported in the Senate on March 22, 2018 With the recommendation that the bill pass.