SB 1016 Provides that a portion of the tort victims' compensation fund shall be transferred to the basic civil legal services fund
Sponsor: Mayer
LR Number: 4388S.01T Fiscal Note: 4388-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 6/25/2008 - Signed by Governor Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1016 - This act dissolves the Legal Services for Low-Income Person Fund and provides that the portion of money that was being transferred into such fund from the Tort Victims' Compensation Fund, in addition to any money remaining in the Legal Services for Low-Income Person Fund, shall now be transferred to the Basic Civil Legal Services Fund. Such funds shall continue to be distributed to qualifying state legal service organizations that provide legal services to eligible low-income persons.

This act is identical to HB 1621 (2008).

ALEXA PEARSON