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 amendSections 29-2-156 and 29-2-159, Code of Alabama 1975, tofurther provide for compensation of a wrongfully incarceratedindividual; and to set the amount of the compensation.
|February 3, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund|
|Bill Text||HB306 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|