Writ of actual innocence; based on nonbiological evidence, additional petitions allowed. (HB153)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence; additional petitions allowed. Removes the limitation that only one petition may be filed by allowing additional petitions based on new retroactive new rules of constitutional law and changes in statute when such rules are applicable to a collateral review of a criminal conviction. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2013Committee
12/20/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100968D
12/20/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice