Bill Status of SB2036 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: PUB DEF BAIL REFORM GRANT
Sen. Antonio Muņoz - Jacqueline Y. Collins
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Appellate Defender Act. Creates the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program to assist county public defenders in implementing a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 that requires counsel at bail hearings. Provides that the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program is to be administered by the State Appellate Defender under the direction of the State Appellate Defender Commission. Provides that the State Appellate Defender shall request funds for the grant program within its annual appropriation. Provides for eligibility and administration of the grant program. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.