Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2013 General Session

HB0339 - Indigent Defense in Justice Courts

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not materially impact the state budget.

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enacting this bill could increase costs for local justice courts by about $750,000 to $1.5 million annually. Local justice courts would be required to provide legal counsel for an estimated 15,000 indigents at a cost that ranges from $50 to $100 per appointment.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable expenditures by Utah residents or businesses.

Performance Note Required? (Joint Rule 4-2-404): No

2/22/2013, 12:21:48 PM, Lead Analyst: Oh, A./Attny: ECMOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst