Requiring the Governor to include in the budget bill for each fiscal year sufficient funds to cover the administration of the District Court of Maryland Appointed Attorneys Program which provides appointed counsel for indigent criminal defendants during initial appearances before a judicial officer; specifying that local governments may not be charged for any costs associated with the administration of the Program; requiring the Governor to include in the budget bill a deficiency appropriation to cover the excess program costs; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
( 5-216 )
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