SB 72/LM/CI (BR 937) - G. Neal, P. Clark, R. Webb
AN ACT relating to a civil claim against the Commonwealth for wrongful imprisonment.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 44 relating to claims against the state to permit a person who was wrongfully convicted, incarcerated, and subsequently the conviction was vacated to bring an action against the state in the Board of Claims for damages, including $25,000 per year for each year of wrongful incarceration; specify procedures; retroactive to January 1, 1980.
Jan 3-introduced in Senate
Jan 4-to Judiciary (S)