2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Sealing Fee Fund

Item 33 #2s

Item 33 #2s

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Judicial Department
Circuit Courts FY2025 $0 FY2026 $200,000 GF

Page 33, line 13, strike "$121,042,361" and insert "$121,242,361".

Page 34, after line 45, insert:

"J. The Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall deposit $200,000 the second year from the general fund to the Sealing Fee Fund established in § 17.1-205.1, Code of Virginia."


(This amendment provides $200,000 GF the second year to support court-appointed attorneys handling criminal record sealing cases. This amount is intended to serve as start-up funding when the provisions of Chapter 524, 2021 Special Session I, take effect on July 1, 2025. After the initial deposit from the general fund, the intent is for the Sealing Fee Fund to be sustained through fee revenue.)