Court-appointed counsel; increases statutory caps for fees paid in indigent cases. (SB136)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Compensation of court-appointed counsel. Increases the statutory caps for fees paid to court-appointed counsel in indigent cases. Read the Bill »

Status

02/10/2022: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/08/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100119D
01/08/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/19/2022Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB136)
02/10/2022Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB475-McClellan) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

MRWBA Legislative Committee, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

This bill doubles the fees paid for representation of indigent clients in criminal cases.

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