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2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 828
Indigent Defense Act; enact; circuit public defenders
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Chapter 12 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the legal defense of indigents, so as to enact the "Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003"; to create the Georgia Indigent Defense Board; to provide for responsibilities, budget authority, and duties of the board; to provide for the appointment of circuit public defenders; to provide for responsibilities of the circuit public defender; to provide for the scope of representation; to amend Titles 15,16, and 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, so as to change references; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2003 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2003 - House First Readers
Mar/25/2003 - House Hopper