HB 559 Wrongful incarceration for felony conviction; individuals granted an absolute pardon.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Compensation for wrongful incarceration for a felony conviction. Clarifies that individuals granted an absolute pardon by the Governor may be considered under the wrongful incarceration compensation statute. The bill also provides that the amount of compensation provided under the statute be adjusted for inflation. In addition, the bill specifies that any person awarded compensation who is subsequently incarcerated upon the revocation of parole or probation resulting from the commission of an act that constitutes a crime shall, during the period of such incarceration, forfeit any payments under an annuity purchased. Any forfeited amounts under the annuity shall become the property of the Commonwealth and shall be deposited into the general fund of the state treasury.

Full text:
01/12/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103096D  pdf | impact statement
02/15/10  House: Printed as engrossed 10103096D-E  pdf | impact statement
03/13/10  House: Conference substitute printed 10106059D-H1  pdf
03/22/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB559ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0557)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/12/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103096D
01/12/10  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/21/10  House: Referred from Militia, Police and Public Safety by voice vote
01/21/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #5 Constitutional Law
02/10/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
02/14/10  House: Read first time
02/15/10  House: Read second time
02/15/10  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/10  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB559E
02/15/10  House: Printed as engrossed 10103096D-E
02/16/10  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/08/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/10/10  Senate: Read third time
03/10/10  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
03/10/10  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
03/10/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/10/10  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/10/10  House: Placed on Calendar
03/11/10  House: Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)
03/11/10  House: VOTE: --- REJECTED (0-Y 97-N)
03/11/10  Senate: Senate insisted on amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/11/10  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/11/10  House: House acceded to request
03/11/10  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/11/10  House: Delegates: Tata, Albo, Toscano
03/11/10  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/11/10  Senate: Senators: McEachin, Puller, Blevins
03/13/10  House: Conference substitute printed 10106059D-H1
03/13/10  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N)
03/13/10  House: Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
03/13/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
03/22/10  House: Enrolled
03/22/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB559ER)
03/22/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/25/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/11/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 557 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0557)