Under existing law, a voluntary indigent defense advisory board is created in each judicial circuit to analyze, study, and determine the method of indigent defense systems to be used in the circuit
This bill would require the advisory board to meet at least once a year rather than once a quarter, would provide civil immunity for actions taken by the advisory board, and would authorize the Office of Indigent Defense Services to adopt rules to be followed by the advisory board
To amend Section 15-12-4, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to voluntary indigent defense advisory boards, to require the board to meet annually; to provide civil immunity for actions taken by the advisory board; and to authorize the Office of Indigent Defense Service to adopt rules.
|May 17, 2017||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|March 9, 2017||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 7, 2017||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||March 8, 2017||Room 617 (Room Change this week) at 13:30||House JUDY Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB38 Alabama 2017 Session - Introduced|