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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; to provide remedies; and to make an appropriation.
History: 2016, Act 343, Eff. Mar. 29, 2017
Am. 2019, Act 10, Imd. Eff. May 10, 2019
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
|Section 691.1751||Section||Short title.
|Section 691.1753||Section||Wrongful conviction and imprisonment; action for compensation against state.
|Section 691.1754||Section||Complaint; documentation; verification by plaintiff; service; notice to victim of assaultive crime or serious misdemeanor; discovery.
|Section 691.1755||Section||Judgment 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 691.1756||Section||Wrongful imprisonment compensation fund; report.
|Section 691.1757||Section||Action for compensation; commencement.