Court-appointed counsel; requires detailed accounting for representation expenses for each charge. (HB864)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Compensation of court-appointed counsel.  Requires a separate detailed accounting for representation expenses for each criminal charge and requires the judge to review the allocation of fees among the charges when counsel represents an indigent defendant on multiple charges that are tried by the court as part of the same judicial proceeding. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102748D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2010Read third time and passed House (73-Y 23-N)
02/02/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (73-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
03/03/2010Continued to 2011 in Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.