S22 CLAIMS/GENERAL BILL by Haridopolos; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman (Similar
Relief/William Dillon/State of Florida; Provides for the relief of
William Dillon, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 27 years and
exonerated by a court after DNA testing. Compensates him for his
wrongful incarceration. Directs the CFO to draw a warrant for the
purchase of an annuity. Provides for a waiver of certain tuition and
fees. Provides conditions for payment. Provides that the act does not
waive certain defenses or increase the state's liability, etc. CLAIM
WITH APPROPRIATION: Indeterminate. EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon becoming law.
07/31/09 SENATE Filed
12/09/09 SENATE Referred to The Special Master on Claim Bills
03/02/10 SENATE Introduced, referred to The Special Master on Claim Bills
04/30/10 SENATE Died in Committee on The Special Master on Claim Bills
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