Compensation for wrongful incarceration; annuity term. (SB415)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Compensation for wrongful incarceration; annuity term. Provides that for a person wrongfully convicted of a felony who receives as compensation an annuity from the Commonwealth the annuity period shall be the person's life expectancy if his life expectancy is less than 25 years, if he so chooses. Under current law, the annuity period is 25 years for all such persons regardless of life expectancy. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: Subcommittee Recommends Passing the Bill


01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104701D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/20/2020Reported from Judiciary with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2020Read second time
01/22/2020Reading of amendment waived
01/22/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB415E
01/22/2020Printed as engrossed 20104701D-E
01/23/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB415E)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)

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