2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Newport News Public Defender Office (language only)

Item 32 #4h

Item 32 #4h

Judicial Department
Circuit Courts

Page 19, after line 44, insert:
"E.  Pursuant to the passage of House Bill 583, 2004 Session of the General Assembly, the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court is authorized to transfer from the appropriations included in this item for Other Court Costs and Allowances the amounts necessary for the Public Defender Commission to establish a public defender office within the Seventh Judicial District."

(This amendment provides for the creation of a public defender office in the City of Newport News. The costs of this office will be supported by savings from the Criminal Fund.)