SB 705 Writ of actual innocence based on previously unknown evidence.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Writ of actual innocence based on previously unknown evidence. Allows a convicted and incarcerated individual to petition the Supreme Court for a writ of actual innocence based upon any new nontestimonial evidence, not just DNA.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/22/02 031657460  pdf | impact statement
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 031826460-S1  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 11/22/02 031657460
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amds (8-Y 7-N)
01/24/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/24/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
01/24/03  Senate: Read second time
01/24/03  Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
01/24/03  Senate: Recommitted to Courts of Justice
02/02/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/sub (11-Y 4-N)
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 031826460-S1
02/03/03  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/04/03  Senate: Read second time
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/04/03  Senate: Committee amendments rejected
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/04/03  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 031826460-S1
02/04/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute 031826460-S1
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (19-Y 19-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (19-Y 19-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Tie vote, chair votes yea
02/04/03  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (20-Y 20-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Tie vote, chair votes yea
02/04/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/03  House: Read first time
02/05/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/03  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 1
02/17/03  House: Failed to report (defeated) in C. J. (8-Y 12-N)