2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Drake
Co-Patron(s): Black, Cosgrove, Hall, McDonnell, Melvin, Purkey, Spruill
Additional Resources for Public Defender Commission

Item 39 #3h

Item 39 #3h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Judicial Department
Public Defender Commission FY2005 $5,007,900 FY2006 $4,291,506 GF
FY2005 62.75 FY2006 62.75 FTE

Page 25, line 33, strike "$23,678,918" and insert "$28,686,818".
Page 25, line 33, strike "$23,693,663" and insert "$27,985,169".

(This amendment provides additional general fund dollars to support the ongoing operations of existing public defender offices. The general fund dollars provided in the amendment will support a number of initiatives, including additional attorney and staff positions to ensure that there are sufficient staff to handle an increase in the number and types of cases being tried; the provision of Internet access for all public defender offices; the creation of satellite public defender offices in Front Royal and Wytheville; computer equipment upgrades; and offsetting cost increases imposed on the Public Defender Commission by other state agencies.)