HB 71 (BR 248) - R. Nelson
AN ACT relating to the Department of Public Advocacy and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 31 to establish caseload standards for public defenders with a contracting process established to handle excess caseload; amend KRS 186.574 to establish $50 fee to be added to the costs of a county attorney traffic safety program to be used to support public defender contracting to handle excess caseload.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 7-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)