Exoneree Compensation in Florida

A wrongfully convicted individual found innocent by a prosecuting attorney or administrative court judge is entitled to $50,000 (adjusted for cost of living increases) annually, up to a maximum of $2 million, as long as he has no prior felony convictions. He may also receive 120 hours of tuition at a career center, community college or state university and reimbursement for any fines or costs imposed at the time of his sentence. Effective: 2008; Amended most recently: 2017.

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