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