SB 1379
Modifies provisions relating to funding for the Office of the Public Defender
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LR Number:
5393S.01I
Last Action:
4/24/2024 - Formal Calendar S Bills for Perfection
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 1379 - Under current law, any funds available from government grants, private gifts, donations, bequests, or other sources made to the Office of the Public Defender are deposited in the general revenue fund of the state.

This act creates the "Public Defender - Federal and Other Fund" in the state treasury and provides that funding from any government grants, private gifts, donations, bequests, or other sources shall be deposited into such fund.

This act is identical to SB 841 (2024), SB 245 (2023), SB 1039 (2022), to provisions in SCS/HB 2088, et al (2022) and HB 2370 (2022).

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