California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 851.865

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(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 sufficient grounds for payment of compensation for a claim made pursuant to Section 4900 .  Upon application by the person, the California Victim Compensation Board shall, without a hearing, recommend to the Legislature that an appropriation be made and the claim paid pursuant to Section 4904 .

(b) If the declaration of factual innocence is granted pursuant to a stipulation of the prosecutor, the duty of the board to, without a hearing, recommend to the Legislature payment of the claim, shall apply.

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