2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Fee for Court-Appointed Mediators

Item 37 #1h

Item 37 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2017 $303,000 FY2018 $303,000 GF

Page 23, line 3, strike "$13,360,061" and insert "$13,663,061".
Page 23, line 3, strike "$13,360,061" and insert "$13,663,061".

Page 23, line 33, after "cost of", strike "proposed".

Page 23, line 34, after "cases", insert:

"consistent with the provisions of House Bill 287 of the 2016 General Assembly".

Page 23, after line 34, insert:

"F. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 20-124.4, Code of Virginia, the fee paid to mediators shall be $120 per appointment mediated. For such purpose, $303,000 the first year and $303,000 the second year from general funds are included in the appropriation for this item."


(This amendment provides $303,000 from the general fund each year to increase the rate of reimbursement for court-appointed mediators from $100 to $120 per appointment mediated.)