2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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Anderson Claims Bill (language only)

Item 290 #1c

Item 290 #1c

Treasury, Department of the

Page 269, after line 10, insert:
"D.1. Any payments for the relief of Marvin Lamont Anderson, including any annuity payments specified by Senate Bill 686 of the 2003 Session as enacted, shall be paid from the general fund amounts appropriated for Insurance Services upon execution of a release of all claims he may have against the Commonwealth or any agency, instrumentality, officer, employee, or political subdivision,  The amount and timing of payments, including any annuity payments, shall be as specified in Senate Bill 863 (2003 Session) as enacted.
2. Any annuity purchased by the State Treasurer for Marvin Lamont Anderson shall be at the lowest cost available from any A+ rated company, including any A+ rated company from which the State Lottery Department may purchase an annuity, and such annuity shall contain beneficiary provisions providing for the annuity's continued disbursement in the event of the death of Marvin Lamont Anderson."

(This amendment funds a claim for Marvin Lamont Anderson, who was wrongly incarcerated from 1983 to 1997 and was on probation until 2002. Mr. Anderson was granted a full and absolute pardon in 2002 by Governor Warner, based on DNA testing which confirmed that Mr. Anderson was not a perpetrator of the crimes for which he was convicted.)