2015 Senate Bill 291

Senate Roll Call 452: Passed

To authorize payment by the state of civil damages to a person wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he or she did not commit. The damages would be $50,000 for each year of wrongful imprisonment, plus “economic damages” including lost wages, plus reasonable attorney fees.

37 Yeas / 0 Nays
Republican (27 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (10 Yeas / 0 Nays)