2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wampler
Court Services Staffing Standard

Item 59 #2s

Item 59 #2s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Compensation Board FY2007 $0 FY2008 $139,612 GF

Page 46, line 51, strike "$382,352,519" and insert "$382,492,131".
Page 50, following line 51, insert:
"L. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph F. of this act, any new court services deputy positions established in Item 66, Paragraph, B.1. of this act for Sheriffs shall be allocated by the Compensation Board first to ensure a minimum of two deputy sheriff positions are provided in each sheriff's office in the Commonwealth.  Positions allocated to meet this minimum requirement shall be allocated by the Compensation Board upon request of the Sheriff in priority of need order in accordance with established staffing standards."

(This amendment provides a minium staffing standard of two court services deputies in each sheriff's office. A companion amendment to item 66 increases the number of deputy sheriffs authorized by four, one each in Buena Vista, Norton, Falls Church, and Emporia.)