2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Putney
Indigent Defense-Criminal Fund

Item 30 #2h

Item 30 #2h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2001 $8,173,000 FY2002 $8,591,000 GF

Page 18, line 44, strike "$71,351,666" and insert "$79,524,666".
Page 18, line 44, strike "$71,447,289" and insert "$80,038,289".

(This amendment provides funds to increase fees for court appointed attorneys in misdemeanor cases by 20% each year, and such fees by 40% in felony cases. The current fee for court appointment in misdemeanors is $100 per case, and ranges from $318 to $882 in class II - VI felony cases.)