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WRONGFUL IMPRISONMENT COMPENSATION ACT

Act 343 of 2016

AN ACT to provide compensation and other relief for individuals wrongfully imprisoned for crimes; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and agencies; and to provide remedies.


History: 2016, Act 343, Eff. Mar. 29, 2017


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 691.1751SectionShort title.
Section 691.1752SectionDefinitions.
Section 691.1753SectionWrongful conviction and imprisonment; action for compensation against state.
Section 691.1754SectionComplaint; documentation; verification by plaintiff; service; notice to victim of assaultive crime or serious misdemeanor; discovery.
Section 691.1755SectionJudgment in plaintiff's favor; findings; award of compensation; payments; evidence in civil action; acceptance; compromise or settlement of claim; writing; offset; award as subject to income taxes; payment of child support owed by plaintiff; collection of debt by state or local government; setoff or reimbursement for damages; order.
Section 691.1756SectionWrongful imprisonment compensation fund.
Section 691.1757SectionAction for compensation; commencement.
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