Writ of actual innocence; previously unknown or unavailable nonbiological evidence. (HB423)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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Description

Writ of actual innocence; previously unknown or unavailable nonbiological evidence; contents and form of petition. Changes the requirement that a petitioner allege in a writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence previously unknown or unavailable that such previously unknown or unavailable 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 was not discovered or obtained prior to such expiration of 21 days. 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 22102523D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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