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SPB 7098: Court-appointed Counsel

PROPOSED BILL by Appropriations

Court-appointed Counsel; Eliminating the limited registry for private counsel willing to accept a flat fee; establishing the Cross-Circuit Conflict Representation Pilot Program in specified offices of the public defender and offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel; providing requirements for appointment of counsel in circuits and regions participating in the pilot program; requiring reports to be submitted by specified dates; requiring the Justice Administrative Commission to provide specified data; providing for future expiration of the pilot program; increasing the statutory caps for certain flat fees in criminal cases, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 3/27/2014 Senate - Submit as committee bill by Appropriations (SB 2510)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/20/2014 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
3/24/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
3/27/2014 Senate • Submit as committee bill by Appropriations (SB 2510)