2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Request)

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Direct Supreme Court to Follow-Up on Case Load Study (language only)

Item 37 #9h

Item 37 #9h

Judicial Department
Supreme Court

Page 23, after line 8, insert:
“K.  As a follow up to the Judicial Weighted Caseload Study and in order to assess more accurately the added weight to be given cases (i) requiring the use of interpreters, and (ii) involving pro se litigants in circuit, general district, and juvenile courts of the Commonwealth, and in order to better evaluate the impact of (i) travel time, and (ii) the use of prosecutors in misdemeanor cases in district courts, the Virginia Supreme Court shall gather empirical data on these issues and make recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and the Chairmen of the House and Senate Committees for Courts of Justice by November 1, 2015.”

(This amendment is self explanatory.)