2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Putney
Co-Patron(s): Englin, Moran, Scott, J.M.
Court-Appointed Attorney Fee Waiver

Item 32 #4h

Item 32 #4h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2007 $1,400,000 FY2008 $0 GF

Page 19, line 2, strike "$85,719,167" and insert "$87,119,167".

(This amendment provides $1.4 million the first year from the general fund to permit circuit court judges to waive the Commonwealth's statutory maximums for the compensation of court-appointed attorneys when those attorneys are assisting indigent criminal defendants who have been charged with crimes carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years or more.)