SB 220 — Capital Collateral Regional Counsel Trust Fund/Justice Administrative Commission
by Senator Bradley
This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.
Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)
The bill (Chapter 2013-12, L.O.F.):
- Re-creates the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel Trust Fund within the Justice Administrative Commission without modification.
- Repeals s. 27.715(2), F.S., which terminates the trust fund.
The trust fund receives funding from the federal government to compensate attorneys who provide capital post-conviction legal representation for indigent persons convicted and sentenced to death in Florida.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2013.
Vote: Senate 40-0; House 115-0