Introduced by Sen. Paul Wojno (D) on January 29, 2019
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 and Public Safety Committee on January 29, 2019
Reported in the Senate on January 21, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.