Chapter 294-1 GRANT PROGRAMS
|(1)||Statutory Basis for Grant Program. The Georgia Indigent Defense Act, O.C.G.A. 17-12-30, states that the Georgia Indigent Defense Council shall "administer funds provided by the state and federal governments to support local indigent defense programs provided for in Code Section 17-12-38."|
|(2)||General Scope and Purpose of the Grant Program. The general scope and purpose of the grant program is to provide financial assistance to local indigent defense programs that comply with the Georgia Indigent Defense Act, O.C.G.A. 17-12-30, et seq., and the Guidelines of the Georgia Indigent Defense Council promulgated pursuant to O.C.G.A. 17-12-41 and approved and adopted by the Supreme Court of Georgia.|
|(3)|| General Terms and Conditions of the
Grant. The general terms and conditions of the grant are:
|(4)|| The local indigent defense program
managed by the committee shall provide for:
|(5)||Eligible Recipients of the Grant. The eligible recipients of the grant are local indigent defense programs established pursuant to O.C.G.A. 17-12-38.|
|(6)||Criteria for the Award of the Grant. The criteria for the award of the grant are the distribution of funds on an equitable basis, based on judicial administrative district and judicial circuit population, indigent criminal caseloads, and previous years expenditures for the provision of defense services at the local level. O.C.G.A. 17-12-36(b).|
|(7)|| 1993 Application
for Funds. The following is a copy of the Georgia Indigent Defense Council's
1993 Application for Funds.
1993 APPLICATION FOR FUNDS
INDIGENT DEFENSE COMMITTEE
CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH COUNCIL GUIDELINES
The undersigned, Chairperson and members of the local
indigent defense committee of________________ County,
certify that the information contained herein is true and correct and that the Committee will operate the Local
Indigent Defense Program within the Guidelines of the
Georgia Indigent Defense Council.
This _____ day of ____________________, 1993.