2011 Senate Bill 60

Exempt wrongful imprisonment damages from income tax

Introduced in the Senate

Jan. 25, 2011

Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda (D-9)

To exempt from state income tax a cash damage award paid to an individual wrongly imprisoned for a crime he or she did not commit. See also Senate Bill 61, which authorizes higher monetary damages for wrongful imprisonment.

Referred to the Committee on Finance

Nov. 29, 2011

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary