0321-1510 - Private Counsel Compensation

Account Description FY 2016
FY 2017
House 2
0321-1510 Private Counsel Compensation
For compensation paid to private counsel assigned to criminal and civil cases under subsection (b) of section 6 of chapter 211D of the General Laws, pursuant to section 11 of said chapter 211D; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 of the sum appropriated in this item may be expended for services rendered before fiscal year 2017; and provided further, that notwithstanding said section 11 of said chapter 211D or any other general or special law to the contrary, for district court cases, children in need of services cases, children and family law cases and care and protection cases the rate of compensation in fiscal year 2017 shall be $50 per hour
139,506,090 123,906,090

Decreased funding to meet projected need.