Bill Summaries: S596 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 13 2011 - View summary

    Amends GS 7A-498.7 to provide for public defender offices in all districts in the state. Provides for single defender office for each of the 30 numbered districts (i.e., 3A and 3B are consolidated to single District 3; 15A and 15B to single District 15, and so on). Directs the Judicial Department, Office of Indigent Services to implement the expansion through available funds in 2011-13. Makes conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2012.