28E.19  Joint county indigent defense fund.

Two or more counties may execute an agreement under this chapter to create a joint county indigent defense fund to be used to compensate attorneys appointed to represent indigents under section 815.10 when funds budgeted for that purpose are exhausted. In addition to other requirements of an agreement under this chapter, the agreement shall provide for the amount to be paid by each county based on its population to establish and maintain an appropriate balance in the joint fund, and for a method of repayment if a county withdraws more funds than it has contributed.

Section History: Recent form

  83 Acts, ch 123, § 36, 209; 84 Acts, ch 1067, § 10

Internal References

  Referred to in § 331.424

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