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Item 35

Item 35

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Pre-Trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes (32100)$14,399,170$14,399,170
Appellate Review (32101)FY2019 $9,064,345FY2020 $9,064,345
Other Court Costs And Allowances (Criminal Fund) (32104)FY2019 $5,334,825FY2020 $5,334,825
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $14,219,890FY2020 $14,219,890
SpecialFY2019 $179,280FY2020 $179,280

Authority: Article VI, Sections 1 through 6, Constitution of Virginia; Title 17.1, Chapter 3 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 Justice, $196,517 from July 1, 2018, to November 24, 2018, $196,517 from November 25, 2018, to November 24, 2019, and $196,517 from November 25, 2019, to June 30, 2020.


2. The annual salaries of the six (6) Associate Justices, each $184,327 from July 1, 2018, to November 24, 2018, $184,327 from November 25, 2018, to November 24, 2019, and $184,327 from November 25, 2019, to June 30, 2020.


3. To each justice, $13,500 the first year and $13,500 the second year, for expenses not otherwise reimbursed, 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, 2018, in the appropriation made in Item 37, Chapter 836, Acts of Assembly of 2017, in the item detail Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) and the balance remaining in this item detail on June 30, 2019.


C. Out of the amounts appropriated in this Item, $4,650,000 the first year and $4,650,000 the second year from the general fund is included for increased reimbursements for court-appointed counsel pursuant to § 19.2-163, Code of Virginia.


D. The Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia shall encourage training of Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court judges regarding the options available for court-ordered services for families in truancy cases prior to the initiation of other remedies.


E. Out of the amounts appropriated in this Item, $310,300 the first year and $310,300 the second year from the general fund is included to cover the cost of fee changes to mediators appointed in any custody and support or visitation cases.


F. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 20-124.4, Code of Virginia, the fee paid to mediators shall be $120 per appointment mediated. For such purpose, $303,000 the first year and $303,000 the second year from the general fund is included in the appropriation for this item.