2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Committee Approved)

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Court-Appointed Attorney Fee Waiver

Item 32 #2h

Item 32 #2h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2007 $1,311,550 FY2008 $1,311,550 GF

Page 19, line 2, strike "$85,719,167" and insert "$87,030,717".
Page 19, line 2, strike "$86,969,167" and insert "$88,280,717".

(This amendment provides $1.3 million each 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.)