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House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Appellate defender and misdemeanor reimbursement. Establishes the office of the state appellate defender and the juvenile defense office to provide direct appeals for indigent individuals. Provides that a case that originates from Lake or Marion County is exempt from receiving services from the office of the state appellate defender. Provides that a juvenile delinquency case that originates from Marion County is exempt from receiving services from the state appellate defender juvenile defense office. Provides that a county may be reimbursed for indigent services provided for misdemeanors in a superior or circuit court. Appellate defender and misdemeanor reimbursement. Establishes the office of the state appellate defender and the juvenile defense office to provide direct appeals for indigent individuals. Provides that a case that originates from Lake or Marion County is exempt from receiving services from the office of the state appellate defender. Provides that a juvenile delinquency case that originates from Marion County is exempt from receiving services from the state appellate defender juvenile defense office. Provides that a county may be reimbursed for indigent services provided for misdemeanors in a superior or circuit court.