2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Black
Compensation for Court-Appoint Attorneys

Item 32 #5h

Item 32 #5h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2005 $0 FY2006 $27,523,627 GF

Page 21, line 28, strike "$73,315,942" and insert "$100,839,569".

(This amendment provides $27.5 million from the general fund in the second year to increase the compensation paid to court-appointed attorneys representing indigent criminal defendants in a district or circuit court by 50 percent.)