2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Courts Technology Fund

Item 30 #1c

Item 30 #1c

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2007 $6,157,750 FY2008 $8,178,200 NGF

Page 17, line 8, strike "$15,974,534" and insert "$22,132,284".
Page 17, line 8, strike "$15,467,123" and insert "$23,645,323".

(This amendment provides $6,157,750 the first year and $8,178,200 the second year in nongeneral funds for the Courts Technology Fund, created pursuant to Chapters 623 and Chapter 718 of the Acts of Assembly of 2006. These chapters provide for increased filing fees and certain other fees, including: (i) a $5 increase in fees for civil filings in general district and circuit courts from July 1 through December 31, 2006, and an additional $5 increase beginning January 1, 2007; (ii) a $25 increase in the filing fees for cases brought before the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia; and (iii) a $14 increase in the cost of a law license certificate and certificate of qualification. The purpose of the Courts Technology Fund is to provide funding for modernizing the court system's technology infrastructure and developing service delivery enhancements for attorneys, prosecutors, and the public.)