Public defender offices; feasibility, expense, and implementation of statewide coverage, report. (SR1)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Feasibility, expense, and implementation of statewide coverage of public defender offices; study. Directs the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission (the Commission) to establish a work group to study the feasibility, cost, and implementation of statewide coverage of public defender offices. The bill directs the Commission to report its findings and recommendations to the chairmen of the Virginia State Crime Commission, the House Committee for Courts of Justice, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations by November 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100390D
01/08/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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