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Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Supreme Court

Item 36

Item 36

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Pre-Trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes (32100)$14,367,332$14,367,332
Appellate Review (32101)FY2021 $9,181,432FY2022 $9,181,432
Other Court Costs And Allowances (Criminal Fund) (32104)FY2021 $5,185,900FY2022 $5,185,900
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2021 $14,188,052FY2022 $14,188,052
SpecialFY2021 $179,280FY2022 $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, $201,921 from July 1, 2020 to June 9, 2021, $201,921 from June 10, 2021 to June 30, 2022.


2. The annual salaries of the six (6) Associate Justices, each $189,396 from July 1, 2020 to June 9, 2021, $189,396 from June 10, 2021 to June 30, 2022.


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, 2020, in the appropriation made in Item 35, Chapter 854, Acts of Assembly of 2019, in the item detail Other Court Costs and Allowances (Criminal Fund) and the balance remaining in this item detail on June 30, 2021.


C.1. Out of the amounts appropriated in this Item, $5,175,000 the first year and $5,175,000 the second year from the general fund is included for increased reimbursements for court-appointed counsel pursuant to § 19.2-163, Code of Virginia.


2. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, shall upon the request of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia, transfer from the second year amount identified in Paragraph C.1. of this item to the first year an amount equal to the estimated shortfall for criminal fund waivers in the first year. Any such request shall be submitted by the Executive Secretary no later than May 1st of any fiscal year. Any amounts transferred shall be communicated to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than 30 days following any such transfer.


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.