View Amendment Current Amendment: 66 to Bill 5201

Rep. PENDARVIS proposes the following Amendment No.     to H.5201 as introduced by Ways & Means

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EXPLANATION: Public Defender for Charleston County to help reduce evictions.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 530, after line 28, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:

/(GP: Public Defender for Charleston County) From the amount appropriated in this Act and authorized for the Commission on Indigent Defense, the Commission shall assign one public defender to Charleston County to provide legal services in an effort to reduce evictions within the county. /

Amend totals and titles to conform.