2014 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Indigent Defense Commission

Item 49

Item 49 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Legal Defense (32700)$42,972,997$42,973,831
Criminal Indigent Defense Services (32701)FY2013 $36,835,481FY2014 $36,835,481
Capital Indigent Defense Services (32702)FY2013 $3,351,660FY2014 $3,351,660
Legal Defense Regulatory Services (32703)FY2013 $186,490FY2014 $186,490
Administrative Services (32722)FY2013 $2,599,366FY2014 $2,600,200
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2013 $42,960,997FY2014 $42,961,831
SpecialFY2013 $12,000FY2014 $12,000

Authority: §§ 19.2-163.1 through 19.2-163.8, Code of Virginia, as amended by Chapter 884 of the Acts of Assembly 2004.

A. Pursuant to § 19.2-163.01, Code of Virginia, the Executive Director of the Indigent Defense Commission shall serve at the pleasure of the commission.

B. Out of the amounts in this Item, $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to support two positions to enforce and monitor compliance with the new Standards of Practice for court-appointed counsel.

C. The Indigent Defense Commission shall review the current organizational structure and workload of the capital defense units and develop a plan to restructure the offices based on current and projected workload, and reallocate positions, as may be appropriate, to those public defender offices with the greatest workload in relation to their staffing.