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2019 House Bill 5117: Facilitate wrongful imprisonment compensation
Introduced by Rep. Kyra Bolden (D) on October 16, 2019
To exempt from state Court of Claims notification requirements and statute of limitations restrictions claims that are made by former prisoners under a 2016 law that authorizes payment by the state of civil damages to a person wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he or she did not commit.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 16, 2019
Reported in the House on October 29, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on November 12, 2019
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on November 12, 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.
Received in the House on February 11, 2020
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on February 18, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.

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