Apr 7, 2021
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION 2021 PRINCIPAL CLERK
SENATE BILL DRS45383-NDa-1
Short Title: Add Public Defenders to Defender District 16B. (Public)
Sponsors: Senator Britt (Primary Sponsor).
1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
2 AN ACT TO ADD TWO ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDERS TO THE ROBESON COUNTY
3 PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE IN PUBLIC DEFENDER DISTRICT 16B.
4 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
5 SECTION 1. There is appropriated from the General Fund to the Office of Indigent
6 Defense Services the sum of one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000) in recurring funds
7 for each year of the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium to be used to create and fund two new full-time
8 assistant public defender positions in the Robeson County Public Defender's Office in Public
9 Defender District 16B. This appropriation shall result in the increase of assistant public defender
10 positions in the Robeson County Public Defender's Office from nine to 11.
11 SECTION 2. This act becomes effective July 1, 2021.