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SB 0142 - Circuit Public Defenders; may hire additional personnel; authorized by local law

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Smith,Preston 52nd
Last Action: 1/14/2008 - Senate Recommitted
Senate Committee: JUDY

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Title 17.  Relating to Public Defenders.  This bill clarifies that circuit public defenders may hire additional personnel only if authorized by local law or if approved by the county governing authority.  

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