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Senate Amendment 5067

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  1  1    Amend Senate File 2142 as follows:
  1  2    #1.  Page 4, by inserting after line 3 the
  1  3 following:
  1  4    "   .  The Iowa state police association."
  1  5    #2.  Page 5, by inserting after line 14 the
  1  6 following:
  1  7    "Sec. 100.  NEW SECTION.  13.34  LEGAL SERVICES FOR
  1  8 PERSONS IN POVERTY GRANT PROGRAM.
  1  9    1.  The attorney general shall contract with an
  1 10 eligible nonprofit organization to provide legal
  1 11 assistance to persons in poverty.  The contract shall
  1 12 be awarded within thirty days after May 30, 1996.  The
  1 13 contract may be terminated by the attorney general
  1 14 upon written notice and for good cause.
  1 15    2.  A nonprofit organization must comply with all
  1 16 of the following to be eligible for a contract under
  1 17 this section:
  1 18    a.  Be a nonprofit organization incorporated in
  1 19 this state.
  1 20    b.  Employ attorneys admitted to practice before
  1 21 the Iowa supreme court and the United States district
  1 22 courts.
  1 23    c.  Have offices throughout this state.
  1 24    d.  Employ attorneys and staff qualified to address
  1 25 legal problems experienced by persons in poverty.
  1 26    3.  The contracting nonprofit organization shall do
  1 27 all of the following:
  1 28    a.  Offer direct representation of eligible
  1 29 individuals in litigation and administrative cases.
  1 30    b.  Offer technical support to eligible
  1 31 individuals.
  1 32    c.  Utilize, to the fullest extent feasible,
  1 33 existing resources of accredited law schools within
  1 34 this state to provide consulting assistance to
  1 35 attorneys in the practice of law in their
  1 36 representation of persons in poverty.
  1 37    d.  Assist, to the fullest extent feasible,
  1 38 accredited law schools within this state in enhancing
  1 39 the schools' expertise in the practice of law
  1 40 representing persons in poverty so that all attorneys
  1 41 within the state will have a resource available to
  1 42 provide training and experience in the practice of law
  1 43 representing persons in poverty.
  1 44    e.  Cooperate, to the fullest extent feasible, with
  1 45 existing informational and referral networks among
  1 46 persons in poverty, providers of assistance to persons
  1 47 in poverty, and others concerned with assistance to
  1 48 persons in poverty.
  1 49    4.  The contracting nonprofit organization is not a
  1 50 state agency for the purposes of chapters 19A, 20, and
  2  1 669.
  2  2    5.  An individual is eligible to obtain legal
  2  3 representation and legal assistance from the
  2  4 contracting nonprofit organization if the individual
  2  5 meets all of the following criteria:
  2  6    a.  The individual is a resident of this state.
  2  7    b.  The individual is financially unable to acquire
  2  8 legal assistance."
  2  9    #3.  Page 5, line 28, by inserting after the figure
  2 10 "13A," the following:  "shall transmit the next seven
  2 11 hundred thousand dollars to the office of the attorney
  2 12 general to be used to implement the contract to
  2 13 provide legal services to persons in poverty in
  2 14 accordance with section 13.34,".
  2 15    #4.  By renumbering and relettering as necessary.  
  2 16 
  2 17 
  2 18                        
  2 19 MARY NEUHAUSER
  2 20 
  2 21 
  2 22                        
  2 23 ROBERT E. DVORSKY
  2 24 
  2 25 
  2 26                        
  2 27 STEVEN D. HANSEN
  2 28 
  2 29 
  2 30                        
  2 31 BERL E. PRIEBE
  2 32 
  2 33 
  2 34                        
  2 35 PATRICK J. DELUHERY
  2 36 
  2 37 
  2 38                        
  2 39 RANDAL J. GIANNETTO
  2 40 
  2 41 
  2 42                        
  2 43 DICK L. DEARDEN
  2 44 
  2 45 
  2 46                        
  2 47 TONY BISIGNANO
  2 48 JOHN P. KIBBIE
  2 49 JIM LIND
  2 50 MARY A. LUNDBY
  3  1 MICHAEL E. GRONSTAL
  3  2 DONALD B. REDFERN
  3  3 PATTY JUDGE
  3  4 ANDY MCKEAN
  3  5 SF 2142.2
  3  6 jp/cc/26
     

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