2012 Regular Session


File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Sponsored By:
Delegates Norman, Eckardt, Elliott, Frank, Kipke, McComas, McDermott, W. Miller, and Stocksdale
Courts - Foreign Language Interpreters - Assessment of Costs


Requiring a court to conduct a specified assessment if a party in a case was appointed a foreign language interpreter; establishing an exception to the requirement if a criminal defendant who was appointed a foreign language interpreter was represented by the Office of the Public Defender; exempting a party who meets specified thresholds from being assessed the costs of a foreign language interpreter; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 9-114 )


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
Committee Votes :