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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 988
'Innocent Persons' Compensation Act'; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act 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 legislative findings; to provide for a short title; to provide for recommendations by the board as to 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.
Status History
Feb/18/2014 - House Second Readers
Feb/17/2014 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2014 - House Hopper