2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wampler
Compensation for Court-Appointed Counsel

Item 41 #2h

Item 41 #2h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2021 $100,000 FY2022 $100,000 GF

Page 33, line 12, strike "$114,661,858" and insert "$114,761,858".
Page 33, line 12, strike "$114,661,858" and insert "$114,761,858".

Page 34, line 44, after "$200," insert:

"except in cases where the appointed attorney represents more than one state prisoner in which their compensation shall be capped at a maximum of $6,000 per month."


(This amendment increases the total amount court-appointed counsel may receive when representing more than one offender. The amounts provided in this amendment are a placeholder until a final fiscal impact can be provided.)