Bill Status of HB4003 101st General Assembly
Short Description: PUBLIC DEFENDER APPOINTMENTS
Rep. Rita Mayfield
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Defender and Appointed Counsel Division of the Counties Code. Provides that in counties with a population over 1,000,000, judges of the Circuit Court of the circuit in which the county is located shall appoint the Public Defender and have the ability to remove the Public Defender (rather than the board of county commissioners appointing and removing the Public Defender). Makes conforming changes. Limits home rule powers.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 12/17/2019||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield|| 1/8/2020||House||First Reading|| 1/8/2020||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|