92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3563
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Short description: 
CRIM JUSTICE-STIPEND                                                       

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the  Career  Criminal  Justice  Attorney  Retention  Act.      
   Provides  for annual stipends of $3,500, adjusted for inflation, for a      
   maximum of 5 years to assistant State's  attorneys,  assistant  public      
   defenders,   assistant   appellate   defenders,   assistant  appellate      
   prosecutors,  non-supervisory  legal  aid  attorneys,  and   assistant      
   attorneys  general.   Requires  2  years  experience  in  a qualifying      
   attorney position for eligibility.  No stipends may be given  until  2      
   years after the Act's effective date. Effective immediately.                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes  everything.  Reinserts  provisions  of   the   bill   as      
   introduced  with  the  following changes. Provides that if an eligible      
   attorney has outstanding student loans, the stipend  is  paid  to  the      
   creditor.  If  the eligible attorney has no outstanding student loans,      
   the stipend is paid to the eligible attorney. Effective immediately.        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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