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Bill Detail: HB24-1286

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Title Equal Justice Fund Authority
Status House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05/04/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Courts & Judicial
House Sponsors M. Lindsay (D)
J. Joseph (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (D)
D. Roberts (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 02/13/2024

The bill creates the equal justice fund authority as a special
purpose authority to administer the equal justice fund for the purpose of
providing monetary support to local organizations that provide legal
representation and legal advice to low-income individuals.
The bill requires certain court filings to incur an additional $20
filing fee that must be annually deposited into the equal justice fund.
The bill prohibits a judge from requiring indigent parties to pay the
docket fee for a civil action.

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