Bill Status of HB2795 100th General Assembly
Short Description: COMPENSATION-WRONGFUL PRISON
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Compensation for Wrongfully Imprisoned Persons Act. Provides that the Comptroller shall pay moneys to claimants who meet certain criteria related to wrongful imprisonment. Contains provisions governing; notice to wrongfully imprisoned persons; application procedures; lump sum compensation; annuity payments; beneficiaries; payment of certain tuition and fees; attorney's fees; administrative payment of compensation; reporting requirements; State and local government liability; and termination of payments. Amends the Court of Claims Act by repealing provisions concerning claims for unjust imprisonment. Makes corresponding changes in the Illinois Income Tax Act and the State Lawsuit Immunity Act.