House Bill #5196 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - COSTS

Provides that a defendant's qualification for the services of public defender constitutes prima facie evidence of indigency and limited ability to pay court costs and no costs shall be ordered unless procedures for determining ability to pay are followed.

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