Synopsis of Committee Amendments

Legislative Service Commission

LSC Synopsis of Senate Amendments


Sub. H.B. 551

126th General Assembly

(S. Judiciary – Criminal Justice)



Changed the formula the Auditor of State is required to use to determine the adjustment to the statutory dollar figure that is specified by law as the general amount of recovery for a wrongfully imprisoned individual, so that the Auditor makes specified calculations based on both years in the preceding two-year period instead of making the calculations based on only one year in the preceding two-year period (R.C. 2743.59(A)(1)).



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