CS/HB 7083: Indigent Persons/Legal Representation
GENERAL BILL by Policy & Budget Council ; Safety & Security Council
Indigent Persons/Legal Representation; removes responsibility for appointment of attorneys for indigent persons from courts; provides for appointment of attorneys for said persons by public defenders; limits expenditures; revises provisions re payment for costs of representation; deletes forms of billing & payment by private attorneys representing said persons; provides that attorneys appointed by public defender have same access to prisoners as public defender, etc. Amends FS.
Last Action: 4/12/2007 House - Substituted CS/SB 1088; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/SB 1088 (Ch. 2007-62) -HJ 00422
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• Filed; Introduced -HJ 00266; Referred to Policy & Budget Council -HJ 00273
• On Council agenda-- Policy & Budget Council, 03/30/07, 9:00 am, 212-K
• CS by- Policy & Budget Council; YEAS 27 NAYS 0 -HJ 00324
• CS read 1st time on 04/02/07 -HJ 00321; CS filed
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 00333
• Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -HJ 00390
• Substituted CS/SB 1088; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to CS/SB 1088 (Ch. 2007-62) -HJ 00422
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