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Public Policy Bill Position Detail
Session: 2013-2014
Bill: HB4451
Sponsor: Switalski, Jon
Title: Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation

Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.


    Criminal Issues Initiative
    Support with amendments. : View Position PDF

    Justice Policy Initiative
    Support with amendments. : View Position PDF

    State Bar of Michigan
    Support with the recommended amendments: (1) Change the language found in Section 4(C) and Section 5(C) from “DNA or equally reliable scientific or physical evidence” to “DNA or other reliable evidence.”; (2) Remove the following language from the bill: “from which the plaintiff’s judgment of conviction was entered.”; (3) Addition of a section authorizing that persons who are released from prisons based on exoneration are eligible for all the services available to those persons who are paroled. : View Position PDF

    Prisons & Corrections Section
    Support with Amendments : View Position PDF

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