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2004 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

Court of Appeals of Virginia

Item 31

Item 31 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Pre-Trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes (32100)$5,666,341$5,672,776
Appellate Review (32101)FY2003 $5,640,681FY2004 $5,647,116
Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) (32104)FY2003 $25,660FY2004 $25,660
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $5,666,341FY2004 $5,672,776

Authority: Title 17.1, Chapter 4 and § 19.2-163, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of the amounts for Appellate Review shall be paid:


1. The annual salary of the Chief Judge, $126,899 from July 1, 2002, to November 24, 2002, $126,899 from November 25, 2002, to November 24, 2003, and $129,730 from November 25, 2003, to June 30, 2004.


2. The annual salaries of the ten (10) judges, each at $125,899 from July 1, 2002, to November 24, 2002, $125,899 from November 25, 2002, to November 24, 2003, and $128,730 from November 25, 2003, to June 30, 2004.


3. Salaries of the judges are to be 95 percent of the salaries of justices of the Supreme Court except for the Chief Judge, who shall receive an additional $1,000 annually.


4. To each judge, $6,500 the first year and $6,500 the second year, in lieu of travel and all other expenses incurred incident to the conduct of the business of the Court, except lodging expenses incurred while conducting the business of the Court, said expenses to be paid out of the current appropriation to the Court.


B. There is hereby reappropriated the unexpended balance remaining at the close of business on June 30, 2002, in the appropriation made in Item 29, Chapter 1073, Acts of Assembly of 2000, in the subprogram Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) and the balance remaining in this subprogram on June 30, 2003.


C. The amount of attorney's fees allowed counsel to indigent defendants in appeals to the Court of Appeals shall be in the discretion of the Court.