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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3644

PUBLIC LAW 99-651—NOV. 14, 1986 shall not exceed $750 for each attorney in each proceed-

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(C) Subsection (d)(3) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "The chief judge of the circuit may delegate such ' c approval authority to an active circuit judge.". (D) Subsection (d)(4) is amended in the first sentence by striking out "represented the defendant" and inserting in lieu thereof "provided representation to the person involved '. (4)(A) Subsection (e)(1) is amended in the first sentence by striking out "an adequate defense" and inserting in lieu thereof "adequate representation".

(B) Subsection (e)(2) is amended to read as follows: "(2) WITHOUT PRIOR REQUEST.—(A) Counsel appointed under this section may obtain, subject to later review, investigative, expert, and other services without prior authorization if necessary for adequate representation. Except as provided in subparagraph (B) of this paragraph, the total cost of services obtained without prior authorization may not exceed $300 and expenses reasonably incurred. "(B) The court, or the United States magistrate (if the services were rendered in a case disposed of entirely before the United States magistrate), may, in the interest of justice, and upon the finding that timely procurement of necessary services could not await prior authorization, approve payment for such services after they have been obtained, even if the cost of such services exceeds $300.". (C)(i) Subsection (e)(3) is amended by striking out "$300" and inserting in lieu thereof "$1,000". (ii) Subsection (e)(3) is amended by adding at the end thereof ?£.'.;:iu.;i>»r the following: "The chief judge of the circuit may delegate such approval authority to an active circuit judge.". (5)(A)(i) Subsection (h)(2)(A) is amended by striking out "similarly as under title 28, United States Code, section 605, and subject to the conditions of that section" and inserting in lieu thereof "in accordance with section 605 of title 28". (ii) Subsection (h)(2)(A) is amended by inserting after the fourth sentence the following: "Upon the expiration of his term, a Federal Public Defender may, by a majority vote of the judges of the court of appeals, continue to perform the duties of his ? office until his successor is appointed, or until one year after the expiration of such Defender's term, whichever is earlier.". (B) Subsection (h)(2)(B) is amended in the third sentence by striking out "coming" and inserting in lieu thereof "next fiscal". (C) Subsection (h) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following: Insurance. "(3) MALPRACTICE AND NEGLIGENCE SuiTS.—The Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts shall, to the extent the Director considers appropriate, provide representation tor and hold harmless, or provide liability insurance for, any person who is an officer or employee of a Federal Public Defender Organization established under this subsection, or a Community Defender Organization established under this subsection which is receiving f periodic sustaining grants, for money damages for injury, loss of liberty, loss of property, or personal injury or death arising from I malpractice or negligence of any such officer or employee in furnishi ing representational services under this section while acting within the scope of that person's office or employment.".