HB 53: Indigent Child/Public Defender
GENERAL BILL by Meadows
Indigent Child/Public Defender; requires that public defender represent indigent child taken into custody on specified grounds; requires that court appoint counsel for indigent child if child's parent or legal guardian is alleged victim in case; provides that parents or legal guardian shall not be liable for fees, charges, or costs upon finding by court that parent or legal guardian is victim of offense, etc. Amends 27.51, 985.033.
Last Action: 1/29/2007 House - Withdrawn from Safety & Security Council; Policy & Budget Council; Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 00013
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HB 53, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2007 at 11:05 AM
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Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location H 7 Juvenile Defendants/Indigent Child Simmons Similar Last Action: 5/4/2007 H Died in Committee on Juvenile Justice (SS)
S 88 Juvenile Defendants/Indigent Child [LPCC] Wise Similar Last Action: 5/4/2007 S Died in Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
H 7083 (c1) Indigent Persons/Legal Representation Safety & Security Council Compare Last Action: 4/12/2007 H Substituted CS/SB 1088; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/SB 1088 (Ch. 2007-62) -HJ 00422
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 27.51 Duties of public defender. 985.033 Right to counsel.
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