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Virginia Department of Planning and Budget

The 2011 Executive Budget Document

Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission   [ http://www.vcsc.virginia.gov/ ]
Mission Statement
The Mission of The Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission is to develop, implement, maintain, and continually update a discretionary sentencing guidelines system to assist the judiciary in the imposition of felony sentences in the Commonwealth, to establish rational and consistent sentencing standards which reduce unwarranted sentencing disparity, to conduct criminological research on felony recidivism in order to develop, implement and maintain offender risk assessment instruments that are predictive of the future likelihood of a return to criminal conduct, to integrate offender risk assessment instruments into the felony sentencing guidelines system, to review proposed legislation and estimate the future correctional costs of new initiatives, and to maintain a felony sentencing guidelines system that emphasizes the accountability of the offender and of the criminal justice system to the citizens of the Commonwealth and fosters public confidence in Virginia's justice system.
Operating Budget Summary
  General Fund Nongeneral Fund Personnel Cost
2007 Appropriation $ 906,528  $ 70,000  $ 751,105 
2008 Appropriation $ 900,897  $ 70,000  $ 751,105 
2009 Appropriation $ 980,960  $ 70,000  $ 824,538 
2010 Appropriation $ 980,960  $ 70,000  $ 824,538 
2011 Base Budget $ 969,254  $ 70,000  $ 816,079 
2011 Total $ 969,254  $ 70,000  $ 816,079 
2012 Base Budget $ 969,254  $ 70,000  $ 816,079 
2012 Total $ 969,254  $ 70,000  $ 816,079 
Authorized Position Summary
  General Fund Nongeneral Fund Total Positions
2007 Appropriation 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2008 Appropriation 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2009 Appropriation 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2010 Appropriation 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2011 Base Budget 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2011 Total 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2012 Base Budget 10.00  0.00  10.00 
2012 Total 10.00  0.00  10.00