2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Floor Approved)

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Court-Appointed Counsel Fees in Commitment Hearings (Circuit Court)

Item 39 #2s

Item 39 #2s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2015 $0 FY2016 $18,480 GF

Page 27, line 10, strike "$109,524,242" and insert "$109,542,722".
Page 27, line 45, strike "$121,718,148" and insert "$121,758,678".

(This amendment provides $18,480 the second year from the general fund to increase court-appointed counsel fees from $25 to a sum not to exceed $445 in hearings in circuit court to review the commitment of a person acquitted of a felony by reason of insanity, pursuant to Senate Bill 1053 of the 2015 General Assembly. In FY 2013 there were 44 such hearings. This amendment is contingent upon final passage of Senate Bill 1053.)