HB 57: Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs
GENERAL BILL by White ; Williams ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brown ; Geller ; Hardemon ; Killebrew
Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs; Designates act as "Pro Bono Matters Act of 2018"; requires payment of due process costs of litigation of all pro bono attorneys appointed to represent dependent children with special needs, subject to appropriation & review.
Last Action: 2/14/2018 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 146 (Ch. 2018-14) -HJ 577
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• Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 18
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 10/25/17, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 251
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 251
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 258
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 258
• Introduced -HJ 17
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/11/18, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 319
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 319
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 398
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
• Substituted SB 146 -HJ 577
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 146 (Ch. 2018-14) -HJ 577
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