2009 House Bill 4314

Require court-appointed attorney for juvenile offenders

Introduced in the House

Feb. 17, 2009

Introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows (D-69)

To require a court to appoint a defense attorney for a juvenile accused of a criminal offense. Current law provides certain exceptions to this requirement, and these would be eliminated.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

Jan. 20, 2010

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.