Public defender or any deputies or employees; proportionally supplementing compensation. (HB869)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Supplementing compensation of public defender. Requires the governing body of any county or city that elects to supplement the compensation of the attorney for the Commonwealth, or any of their deputies or employees, above the salary of any such officer, deputy, or employee, to supplement the compensation of the public defender, or any of his deputies or employees, in the same amount as the supplement to the compensation of the attorney for the Commonwealth, or any of his deputies or employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100539D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (4-Y 3-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB869E
02/07/2020Printed as engrossed 20100539D-E
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (50-Y 48-N)
02/10/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB869)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (50-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/19/2020Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)