Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–423.03. Required notification for compensation.

Within 5 business days after the release of a person from incarceration because a conviction for a felony offense contained in the District of Columbia Official Code has been reversed or set aside on the ground of innocence and unjust conviction, the Superior Court shall provide information to the person, in writing, that includes guidance on how to obtain compensation under this subchapter, and a list of nonprofit advocacy groups that assist individuals who have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.


(Mar. 5, 1981, D.C. Law 3-143, § 4c; as added Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 1012(d), 64 DCR 7652.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 1012(d) of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017, effective October 24, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167; 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 1012(d) of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017, effective July 20, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104; 64 DCR 7032).