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HB18-1353

Defense Counsel In Municipal Court Grant Program

Concerning the creation of a grant program to reimburse local governments for costs associated with the provision of defense counsel to certain defendants at their first appearances in municipal courts.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Courts & Judicial
Local Government

The bill creates the defense counsel on first appearance grant program (program) in the division of local government (division) within the department of local affairs. The division shall award grants from the program to reimburse local governments, in part or in full, for costs associated with the provision of defense counsel to defendants at their first appearances in municipal courts.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. T. Carver, Rep. S. Lontine
Sen. V. Marble

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

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