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 »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

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

Post a Public Comment About this Bill



if you have one


(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)