2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 682
Innocent Persons' Compensation Act; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to make legislative findings; to amend Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the claims advisory board, so as to provide for compensation of persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned; to provide for a short title; to provide for recommendations by the board as payment of compensation; to provide for procedural rules; to provide for claims for compensation; to provide for uniform standards for compensation; to provide when compensation may be recommended and the factors to be considered; to provide for limitations of claims; to provide for reports on claims being transmitted to the General Assembly; to provide for exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/03/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/02/2005 - House Hopper