On March 31, 2014, Sen. Rollie Heath introduced SB 14-174 – Concerning the Creation of the Prosecution Fellowship Program. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill creates the prosecution fellowship program (program) in the department of higher education. The program will provide money to the Colorado district attorneys’ council to fund six fellows at rural district attorneys’ offices in the state. The fellows will receive a five-day training prior to beginning work.
The bill creates the prosecution fellowship committee, which will select the fellowships and district attorneys’ office locations and match the fellows with a district attorney’s office.
The bill is assigned to the Judiciary Committee.