1999 Session

Budget Bill - HB1450 (Chapter 935)

Virginia State Bar

Item 35

Item 35

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Regulation of Professions and Occupations (56000)$6,209,745$6,255,929
Lawyer Regulation (56019)FY1999 $6,209,745FY2000 $6,255,929
Fund Sources:  
Dedicated Special RevenueFY1999 $6,209,745FY2000 $6,255,929

Authority: Title 54.1, Chapter 39, Article 2 and §§ 54.1-3935 through 54.1-3938, Code of Virginia.

A. It is the intention of the General Assembly that the Virginia State Bar strictly direct its activities toward the purposes of regulating the legal profession and improving the quality of legal services available to the people of the Commonwealth, and that, insofar as reasonably possible, the Virginia State Bar shall refrain from commercial or other undertakings not necessarily or reasonably related to the above stated purposes.

B. Not later than December 1, 1999, the Virginia State Bar shall provide a report to the Chairmen of the Courts of Justice and Appropriations Committees of the House of Delegates and the Chairmen of the Courts of Justice and Finance Committees of the Senate of Virginia, setting forth its policies and procedures regarding the look-back period for active investigation of ethics violations of its members.