Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 1448

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Background

Title

Description: Statewide Public Defender System; revise.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/21/00(H)Referred To Judiciary B;Appropriations
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committees:

Principal Author: Watson

Code Sections: RP 025-0032-0031, RP 025-0032-0033, RP 025-0032-0035, RP 025-0032-0037, RP 025-0032-0039, RP 025-0032-0041, RP 025-0032-0043, RP 025-0032-0045, RP 025-0032-0047, RP 025-0032-0049, RP 025-0032-0051, RP 025-0032-0053, RP 025-0032-0055, RP 025-0032-0057, RP 025-0032-0059, RP 025-0032-0061, RP 025-0032-0063, RP 025-0032-0065

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE THE MISSISSIPPI DEATH PENALTY DEFENSE LITIGATION ACT; TO CREATE THE MISSISSIPPI OFFICE OF DEATH PENALTY DEFENSE COUNSEL AND SPECIFY ITS PERSONNEL; TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ATTORNEYS IN THE OFFICE; TO PROVIDE FOR COMPENSATION; TO SPECIFY OFFICE HOURS; TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO ACQUIRE OFFICE SPACE, SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT; TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR TO MAINTAIN A DOCKET; TO AUTHORIZE APPOINTMENT OF ATTORNEYS IN SITUATIONS WHERE CONFLICTS ARISE; TO CREATE THE SPECIAL DEATH PENALTY DEFENSE LITIGATION FUND; TO PROVIDE THAT ATTORNEYS APPOINTED TO THE OFFICE SHALL BE FULL TIME; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:31.



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