Attorney and judicial discipline complaints.

Authors: Senator Rodric Bray, Senator Susan Glick

Co-authors: Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Casey Cox

Co-Sponsors: Representative Peggy Mayfield

Digest

Permits a prosecuting attorney and a county public defender (including a contract public defender) to seek reimbursement from the state for reasonable attorney's fees incurred in defending against a charge of attorney misconduct if: (1) the alleged misconduct relates to the person's official duties or status as a prosecuting attorney or public defender; (2) the charge of misconduct does not result in a sanction (except for a private reprimand); and (3) the attorney general approves the reimbursement.