DURKIN-STROGER-JOHNSON,TOM-DART-FLOWERS AND LANG.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act. Provides
that if an indigent person is subject to a petition to be declared a
sexually violent person or the subject of a petition for discharge,
the court shall appoint counsel from the Legal Advocacy Service of the
Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. Provides that the State shall
be responsible for the costs of court-appointed counsel for indigent
persons under the Act.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
There would be no corrections population or fiscal impact.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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