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2019 Senate Bill 69: Revise wrongful imprisonment compensation procedures
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

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