Amendment ID: S2185-14-R1
Redraft Amendment 14
Fee for Counsel in “Fine Time” Proceedings
Mr. Barrett moves to amend the bill in section 117, in proposed subsection (b) of section 145 of chapter 127 of the General Laws, by adding the following sentence:-
“A person deemed indigent for the purpose of being offered counsel and who is assigned counsel for the commitment portion of a proceeding solely for the nonpayment of money owed shall not be assessed a fee for such counsel”.