FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2016
From: Dave Bohyer, Research Analyst for the Task Force on Public Defender Operations
HELENA – The Task Force on State Public Defender Operations is scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016, in Room 137 of the Capitol Building. The Task Force members will continue to examine how the Office of the State Public Defender operates, learn more about how indigent defense services are provided in other jurisdictions, and narrow the scope of the members’ interest areas in anticipation of making recommendations and formulating draft legislation for the 2017 Session.
The meeting will be broadcast over TVMT stations or available through the Legislative Services website, http://leg.mt.gov. The public is welcome to attend.
For more information on the meeting, see the draft agenda on the committee website: http://leg.mt.gov/css/Committees/Interim/2015-2016/Public-Defender/default.asp or contact committee staff, Dave Bohyer at 406-444-3592.