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HB 1919 Writ of actual innocence; joint motion for petitions.

Introduced by: Charniele L. Herring | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Joint motion for writ of actual innocence. Provides that the attorney for the Commonwealth of the jurisdiction wherein a person was convicted of a felony may join in a petition for a biological or nonbiological writ of actual innocence. When such petition is so joined, the petitioner may file a copy of the petition and attachments thereto with the circuit court that entered the felony conviction and move the court for a hearing to consider release of the person on bail pending a ruling by the appellate court on the writ.


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