2023 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 2 - OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 3 - ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS REGARDING CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 5 - Arrest, by Whom and How Made
Section 851.865.

851.865. (a) If a person has secured a declaration of factual innocence from the court pursuant to Section 851.8 or 851.86, the finding shall be binding on the California Victim Compensation Board for a claim presented to the board pursuant to Section 4900. Upon application by the person, the California Victim Compensation Board shall, without a hearing, approve payment to the claimant pursuant to Section 4904, if sufficient funds are available, upon appropriation by the Legislature.

(b) If the declaration of factual innocence is granted pursuant to a stipulation of the prosecutor, upon application by the person, the board shall, without a hearing, approve payment pursuant to Section 4904, if sufficient funds are available, upon appropriation by the Legislature.

(Amended by Stats. 2023, Ch. 702, Sec. 1. (SB 78) Effective January 1, 2024.)

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