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House Bill 1291

House Bill 1291

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1291 (Updated April 20, 2007 7:31 am - DI 84)

Appointment of special prosecutors. Requires a court to appoint a special prosecutor if: (1) a previously appointed special prosecutor files a motion to withdraw as special prosecutor or has become incapable of continuing to represent the interests of the state; and (2) the court finds that the facts that established the basis for the initial appointment of a special prosecutor still exist. Makes numerous changes to the law concerning the compensation of special prosecutors. Permits a prosecuting attorney to establish a youth mentoring program as a tax exempt organization and receive charitable contributions, appropriations, and grants to establish or administer the program. Requires the prosecuting attorney to make an annual report to the county fiscal body concerning the youth mentoring program, and provides that the youth mentoring program is subject to audit by the state board of accounts. Increases the compensation paid to a senior judge from $50 to $100 for the first thirty days of service, and from $200 to $250 for each day of service after the thirtieth day.
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