SB 36 -  Relief of Barney Brown by the State of Florida

by Thurston
Providing for the relief of Barney Brown, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 38 years; providing an appropriation to compensate him for his wrongful incarceration; providing that the act does not waive certain defenses or increase the state’s liability; providing that the appropriation satisfies all present and future claims related to the arrest, conviction, and incarceration of Mr. Brown; prohibiting the award of any additional amounts for specified purposes, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Special Master on Claim Bills on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Special Master on Claim Bills
  • Judiciary
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
  • Appropriations

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Special Master on Claim Bills Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Special Master on Claim Bills Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 36 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Also referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 36 Time: 02/24/2021 - 3:54 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills -SJ 36 Time: 12/09/2020 - 11:11 AM Member: Committee: Special Master on Claim Bills Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 07/31/2020 - 8:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: __