Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 439
Session Year 2024


To permit a person whose conviction is vacated or reversed on grounds consistent with innocence to seek compensation for being wrongfully incarcerated, require the Claims Commissioner to determine eligibility within ninety days of a hearing on a wrongful incarceration claim, change "median household income" to "median family income" within the formula for determining compensation, permit compensation in the form of an array of services designed to assist in reintegration of the claimant, remove the bar against further legal action arising from such claim for any person awarded compensation and provide for an offset of the award amount from any future damages awarded and allow an award of compensation to the estate of a claimant who has died since filing a claim.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/4/2024Signed by the Governor
 5/28/2024Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 5/28/2024Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/20/2024(LCO)Public Act 24-106
 5/8/2024In Concurrence
 5/8/2024House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/8/2024House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/4/2024House Calendar Number 490
 5/4/2024Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/3/2024Rules Suspended, Transmitted to the House
 5/3/2024Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 5/3/2024Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 4882
 4/17/2024(LCO)File Number 527
 4/17/2024Senate Calendar Number 305
 4/17/2024Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/17/2024(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/11/2024(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/16/24 5:00 PM
 4/1/2024(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2024(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/14/2024Public Hearing 03/18
 3/13/2024Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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