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Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for SB1743, Committee
Report 1st House, Substituted: an impact of $0 through the biennium ending August 31, 2017.
The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of
funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
SB 1743 expanded duties pertains to the ability of the Office of Capital Writs to reflect that they are responsible for forensic related matters and not simply death penalty appeals. This expanded duty could possibly help with wrongful convictions which is a key component of an effective justice system. For this reason we support SB 1743 on the grounds of limited government and, for any wrongfully convicted people who this legislation benefits, individual liberty.