2018 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (HB5002S1)

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts

Item 42

Item 42

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Pre-Trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes (32100)$98,711,729$102,676,739
Trial Processes (32103)FY2019 $66,639,631FY2020 $70,604,641
Other Court Costs And Allowances (Criminal Fund) (32104)FY2019 $31,807,351FY2020 $31,807,351
Involuntary Mental Commitments (32105)FY2019 $264,747FY2020 $264,747
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2019 $98,711,729FY2020 $102,676,739

Authority: Article VI, Section 8, Constitution of Virginia; §§ 16.1-69.1 through 16.1-69.58, 16.1-226 through 16.1-334, 19.2-163 and 37.2-809 through 37.2-813., Code of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts in this Item for Trial Processes shall be paid:

1. The annual salaries of all full-time Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, $154,017 from July 1, 2018, to November 24, 2018, $154,017 from November 25, 2018, to November 24, 2019, and $154,017 from November 25, 2019, to June 30, 2020. 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 Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges.

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, 2018, in the appropriation made in Item 44, Chapter 836, Acts of Assembly of 2017, in the Item details Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) and Involuntary Mental Commitments and the balances remaining in these item details on June 30, 2019.

C. Any balance, or portion thereof, in the Item detail Involuntary Mental Commitments, may be transferred between Items 41, 42, 43, and 300, 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 (Criminal Fund) shall be used to implement the provisions of § 8.01-384.1:1, Code of Virginia.

E. Out of the amount appropriated from the general fund for Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) in this Item, there shall be transferred an amount not to exceed $870,000 the first year and not to exceed $870,000 the second year to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund, administered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission for the administration of the physical evidence recovery kit (PERK) program.

F. Sufficient funding is provided in the second year appropriation for this item to fill all juvenile and domestic relations court judgeships authorized pursuant to § 16.1-69.6:1, Code of Virginia, as of July 1, 2019.