Public defenders; permits county or city offices to supplement compensation thereof. (HB93)

Introduced By

Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Supplementing compensation of public defenders. Permits counties or cities that have public defender offices to supplement, payable from their own funds, the compensation of the public defender or his deputies or employees in excess of the compensation fixed by the executive director of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/14/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088321648
12/14/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB93)
01/28/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Committee substitute printed 081478648-H1
01/30/2008Read first time
01/31/2008Read second time
01/31/2008Committee substitute agreed to 081478648-H1
01/31/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB93H1
02/01/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Communicated to Senate
02/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB93H1)
02/25/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Read third time
02/27/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/27/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/27/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2008Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Placed on Calendar
02/29/2008Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/29/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB93ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB93ER)
03/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 536 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB634.


Neal Modi writes:

The question is, are local jurisdictions willing to supplement compensation for public defenders. Enforcement? And last year, did not the Kaine adminstration pass a bill upwards of ~$15 million for extending compensation and raising cap fees on public defenders? Why is there no reference to that?