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HB 0767 - Lee County; Magistrate Court; law library fee; revise permitted uses of funds raised

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Bill Yearta
Last Action: 5/3/2021 - Effective Date 2021-05-03
House Committee: Intragovernmental Coordination
Senate Committee: State and Local Governmental Operations
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 767 authorizes the Magistrate Court of Lee County to charge a fee not exceeding $5.00 in each action or case with the purpose of maintain the Lee County Law Library. The bill additionally establishes a Magistrate Court Law Library Fund Committee, and provides for its membership to consist of the chief judge of the magistrate court, a member of the Lee County Board of Commissioners, and an attorney with the State Bar of Georgia membership who practices law privately in Lee County.  

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