FL S0250 | 2011 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on December 13 2010 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2011-05-07 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Requires that a petition for compensation describe the existence of clear and convincing evidence of actual innocence. Requires the petitioner to submit fingerprints for criminal history records checks. Provides for compensation of reasonable attorney's fees and expenses, up to $50,000, incurred for pursuing compensation for wrongful incarceration. Precludes submission of an application for compensation if the wrongfully incarcerated person has received a prior favorable judgment from a civil action arising out of the wrongful incarceration, etc.

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Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration



2011-05-07 Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2011-03-08 Introduced -SJ 28
2011-01-05 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 29
2010-12-13 Filed

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
96102Amended CodeSee Bill Text
96103Amended CodeSee Bill Text
96105Amended CodeSee Bill Text
96106Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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