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Chief Patron: McClellan
HB 1944 - Revises Eligibilty for Court Appointed Counsel

Item 385 #11h

Item 385 #11h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2015 $0 FY2016 $50,000 GF

Page 342, line 17, strike "$101,118,441" and insert "$101,168,441".
Page 344, line 29, strike "$150,000" and insert "$200,000".
Page 344, after line 40, insert:
"4. House Bill 1944 --  $50,000."

(This amendment addresses the Criminal Sentencing Commissions impact statement for House Bill 1944 which includes penalties for providing false information in order to be eligible for court-appointed counsel. A companion amendment under the Supreme Court reflects the impact of House Bill 1944, which revises the policy for determining who is eligible for court-appointed counsel, on the Judicial Department.)