SECTION 1. Section 11 of chapter 211D of the General Laws as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following new sentence:—
The rates of compensation payable to all counsel, who are appointed or assigned to represent indigents within the private counsel division of the committee in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (b) of section 6, shall, subject to appropriation, be as follows: for homicide cases the rate of compensation shall be $140 per hour; for superior court non-homicide cases, including sexually dangerous person cases, the rate of compensation shall be $100 per hour; for district court cases, children in need of services cases, children and family law cases, care and protection cases, sex offender registry cases and mental health cases the rate of compensation shall be $75 per hour.
SECTION 2. Section 11 of chapter 211D of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the last paragraph.
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