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2013 House Bill 4451: Authorize wrongful imprisonment compensation
  1. Introduced by Rep. Jon Switalski (D) on March 13, 2013, to authorize payment by the state of civil damages to a person wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he or she did not commit. The damages would be $60,000 for each year of wrongful imprisonment, plus “economic damages” including lost wages, plus reasonable attorney fees.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on March 13, 2013.

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