2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
Co-Patron(s): Abbitt, Albo, BaCote, Dance, Ebbin, Hamilton, Howell, A., Ingram, Joannou, Kilgore, May, Moran, Morgan, Purkey, Putney, Scott, J.M., Spruill, Tata, Wardrup, Ware, O.
Public Defender Staffing

Item 39 #4h

Item 39 #4h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Judicial Department
Indigent Defense Commission FY2007 $3,406,019 FY2008 $3,336,980 GF
FY2007 54.00 FY2008 54.00 FTE

Page 23, line 42, strike "$35,162,445" and insert "$38,568,464".
Page 23, line 42, strike "$35,055,009" and insert "$38,391,989".

(This amendment provides about $3.4 million each year for 54 positions in public defenders' offices that will be distributed across Virginia. This additional staffing equates to about 75 percent, on average, of the staffing in Commonwealth's attorney offices.)