Under existing law, a person who contends that he or she has been wrongly incarcerated in the state penal system for a felony offense may apply to the Committee on Compensation for Wrongful Incarceration for compensation for being wrongly incarcerated
This bill would increase the maximum amount that may be awarded to a person who has been wrongly incarcerated
To amend Section 29-2-159, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to compensation for persons who were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated in the state penal system; to increase the maximum amount that may be awarded to a person who has been wrongly incarcerated.
|February 9, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security|
|Bill Text||HB284 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|