Writ of actual innocence; previously unknown or unavailable nonbiological evidence, etc. (HB422)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Writ of actual innocence; previously unknown or unavailable nonbiological evidence; contents and form of petition. Changes the provision requiring that a petitioner petitioning for a writ of actual innocence based on previously unknown or unavailable nonbiological evidence allege that such evidence is such as could not, by the exercise of diligence, have been discovered or obtained before the expiration of 21 days following entry of the final order of conviction or adjudication of delinquency by the circuit court to instead require that the petitioner allege such evidence could not have been discovered or obtained before the conviction or adjudication of delinquency became final in the circuit court. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102518D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB422)
02/07/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/23/2022Reported from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Enrolled
03/02/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB422ER)
03/02/2022Signed by Speaker
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB422ER)
03/03/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 625 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0625)

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