HB 57: Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs
GENERAL BILL by White ; Williams
Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs; Designates act as "Pro Bono Matters Act of 2018"; requires payment of due process costs of litigation of all pro bono attorneys appointed to represent dependent children with special needs, subject to appropriation & review.
Last Action: 12/7/2017 House - Now in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 10/25/17, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
• Now in Judiciary Committee
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