2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Senators Muse, Frosh, and Raskin
Office of the Public Defender - Board of Trustees - Membership


Repealing the provision of law requiring that the Public Defender serve at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees of the Office of the Public Defender; specifying that the Governor may remove the Public Defender for specified reasons, only on the recommendation of the Board of Trustees; providing that the Public Defender may serve for a term of 6 years; increasing the number of members of the Board of Trustees; altering the method of selection of the members and chair of the Board of Trustees; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Legal Aid
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 16-203 , 16-301 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered