2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Conference Report)

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Civil Indigent Defense

Item 50 #1c

Item 50 #1c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Judicial Department
Virginia State Bar FY2021 $2,000,000 FY2022 $2,000,000 NGF

Page 8, line 32, strike "$14,921,912" and insert "$16,921,912".
Page 8, line 32, strike "$14,921,912" and insert "$16,921,912".

Page 8, set out Item 50.

Item 50, strike Paragraph B.2.

Item 50, after Paragraph B.1., insert:

"2. The amounts for Indigent Defense, Civil, include up to $7,125,000 the first year and up to $7,125,000 the second year from the general fund and $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000 the second year from nongeneral funds to provide grants for high quality civil legal assistance to low income Virginians and to promote equal access to justice."


(This amendment provides a $2.0 million appropriation each year from nongeneral funds for additional eviction attorneys for the Virginia State Bar.)