Court-appointed counsel; additional compensation. (HB401)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Compensation of court-appointed counsel; waivers. Allows court-appointed counsel for parents in child welfare cases to submit a waiver application for additional compensation of $120 in district court and $158 for cases appealed to the circuit court. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102615D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2020Referred from Education
01/15/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2020Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB401)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 1-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

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