IN SB0350 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Senator Qaddoura added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Small claims appointed counsel. Establishes the Marion County small claims appointed counsel pilot program (program). Provides legal counsel to indigent tenants during possessory actions in Marion County small claims courts. Provides that Marion County small claims courts shall contract with attorneys and legal aid services to accommodate indigency based requests for legal representation. Requires the justice reinvestment advisory council to submit an annual report concerning the program to the general assembly.

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Title

Small claims appointed counsel.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-02SenateSenator Qaddoura added as coauthor
2021-01-11SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-11SenateAuthored by Senator Ford J.D.

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