2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Watts
Increase Appointed Attorney Fees

Item 39 #12h

Item 39 #12h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Judicial Department
Supreme Court FY2023 $0 FY2024 $50,000 GF

Page 28, line 3, strike "$15,511,010" and insert "$15,561,010".


(This amendment provides a placeholder of $50,000 in the second year from the general fund in support of proposed legislation that would increase fees paid to attorneys under § 37.2-804, Code of Virginia. Specifically, the legislation proposes increasing the fee from $75 to $120 for attorneys appointed under § 37.2-806 or §§ 37.2-809 through 37.2-820, and from $43.25 to $70 for attorneys' necessary expenses for each certification hearing and each proceeding under Chapter 11- § 37.2-1100 et seq.)