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SB 6142 - Public defense funding


Section 1

By July 1, 2027, counties shall provide equal amounts of local funding for prosecuting crimes and public defense services provided in their respective jurisdictions. During the 2023-2025 and 2025-2027 biennia, any cost increases for public defense costs above expenditures on the effective date of this section shall be paid out of the state general fund.

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