AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO INCREASE THE RATE PAID TO PRIVATE ATTORNEYS.
Appropriates $6.5 million to the Judicial Department for fiscal year 2015-16 and another $6.5 million for fiscal year 2016-17 for the purposes of increasing the rates paid by the Office of Indigent Defense Services to private assigned counsel during the 2015-17 fiscal biennium by $5 an hour, as well as comparable increases for contract attorneys during the same time.
Effective July 1, 2015.
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