Under existing law, eligibility for compensation for wrongful incarceration requires an individual's conviction to be overturned on grounds of innocence
This bill would provide compensation for wrongful incarceration when a conviction is reversed and the state declines to reprosecute and would provide for an amount of compensation
Relating to wrongful incarceration; to amend Sections 29-2-156 and 29-2-159, Code of Alabama 1975, to further provide for compensation of a wrongfully incarcerated individual; and to set the amount of the compensation.
|March 5, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund|
|Bill Text||HB394 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|