2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

General District Courts

Item 33

Item 33

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Pre-Trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes (32100)$77,758,040$78,161,845
Trial Processes (32103)FY2005 $61,613,301FY2006 $62,946,919
Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) (32104)FY2005 $12,944,210FY2006 $12,014,397
Involuntary Mental Commitments (32105)FY2005 $3,200,529FY2006 $3,200,529
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $77,758,040FY2006 $78,161,845

Authority: Article VI, Section 8, Constitution of Virginia; §§ 16.1-69.1 through 16.1-137, 19.2-163 and 37.1-67.1 et seq., Code of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts for Pre-Trial, Trial and Appellate Processes shall be paid:

1. The annual salaries of all General District Court judges, $113,214 from July 1, 2004, to November 24, 2004, $118,988 from November 25, 2004, to November 24, 2005, and $124,223 from November 25, 2005, to June 30, 2006. Such salary shall be 90 percent of the annual salary fixed by law for judges of the Circuit Courts and shall represent the total compensation for General District Court Judges and incorporate all supplements formerly paid by the various localities.

2. The salaries of substitute judges and court personnel.

B. There is hereby reappropriated the unexpended balances remaining at the close of business on June 30, 2004, in the appropriation made in Item 33, Chapter 1042 Acts of Assembly of 2003, in the subprograms Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) and Involuntary Mental Commitments and the balances remaining in these subprograms on June 30, 2005.

C. Any balance, or portion thereof, in the subprogram Involuntary Mental Commitments, may be transferred between Items 33, 34, 35, and 323, as needed, to cover any deficits incurred for Involuntary Mental Commitments by the Supreme Court or the Department of Medical Assistance Services.

D. The appropriation in this Item for Other Court Costs and Allowances shall be used to implement the provisions of § 8.01-384.1:1, Code of Virginia.