2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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Additional Public Defender Commission Staffing

Item 39 #3c

Item 39 #3c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Judicial Department
Public Defender Commission FY2005 $1,010,000 FY2006 $2,080,000 GF
FY2005 16.00 FY2006 32.00 FTE

Page 25, line 33, strike "$23,678,918" and insert "$24,688,918".
Page 25, line 33, strike "$23,693,663" and insert "$25,773,663".

(This amendment provides $1.0 million and 16.0 positions the first year and $2.1 million and 32.0 positions the second year from the general fund to increase the number of attorneys and support staff in existing public defender offices. The purpose of this amendment is to reduce attorney caseloads in those offices where caseloads significantly exceed the statewide average.)