HB 2086 Writ of actual innocence; basis on nonbiological evidence, untested evidence.
Charniele L. Herring | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence; untested evidence. Allows a writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence to be granted if scientific testing of previously untested evidence, regardless of whether such evidence was available or known at the time of conviction, proves that no trier of fact would have found proof of guilt of the person petitioning for the writ, provided that the testing procedure was not available at the time of conviction. The bill also eliminates the provision that limits a petitioner to only one writ for any conviction.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102921D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102921D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice