Appropriates $456,101 from the General Fund to Indigent Defense Services for 2022-23 to create four time-limited, full-time positions in Forsyth County, including two assistant public defenders, one legal assistant, and one investigator, for three years, to address the backlog the backlog created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Requires the Director of Budget to include $440,534 additional funding for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 fiscal years in the base budget for Public Defender Services.
Effective July 1, 2022.
SUPPORT FOR FORSYTH CO. PUBLIC DEF'S OFFICE.
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AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE FORSYTH COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE.Intro. by Lowe.
Status: Ref to Appropriations/Base Budget. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 26 2022)
Wed, 25 May 2022 Senate: Filed
Thu, 26 May 2022 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Bill S 790 (2021-2022)Summary date: May 25 2022 - View Summary