Approp, SAPD, orig
APPROPRIATIONS – STATE APPELLATE PUBLIC DEFENDER – Relates to the appropriation to the State Appellate Public Defender for fiscal years 2023 and 2024.

RS30623 / S1172

This is the FY 2024 original appropriation bill for the State Appellate Public Defender. It appropriates a total of $4,038,900 and caps the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions at 26.00. The bill funds three line items, which provides additional funds for a Capital Litigation Attorney, parity salary increases for attorneys, and an 11% salary increase for staff and attorneys. Also included in this bill is a onetime FY 2023 supplemental, which provides $67,500 for additional electronic records storage capacity. A supplemental for capital cases was approved earlier this session and sent out as a separate bill.

Bill Events
Date Description
03/14 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
03/15 Reported Printed; referred to Finance
Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/16 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/17 Recommitted to Finance