The 2012 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|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 980,960||$ 70,000||$ 824,538|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 980,960||$ 70,000||$ 824,538|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 969,254||$ 70,000||$ 816,079|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 969,254||$ 70,000||$ 816,079|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 969,254||$ 70,000||$ 816,079|
|2013 Addenda||$ 10,225||$ 0||$ 7,283|
|2013 Total||$ 979,479||$ 70,000||$ 823,362|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 969,254||$ 70,000||$ 816,079|
|2014 Addenda||$ 11,203||$ 0||$ 7,283|
|2014 Total||$ 980,457||$ 70,000||$ 823,362|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||10.00||0.00||10.00|
|2014 Base Budget||10.00||0.00||10.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Adjust funding to reflect changes in rent charges at the seat of governmentProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of increased rent charges at the seat of government. The rent rate increase, the first in six years, results from additional costs to maintain facilities.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 2,890 $ 3,853
Distribute Central Appropriation amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the costs of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 7,277 $ 7,277
Fund changes in state employee workers' compensation premiumsAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of state employee workers' compensation premiums based on the allocation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 program costs provided by the Department of Human Resource Management. The allocation is based on the historical experience of the agency and reflects the current policy of providing agencies with 50 percent of any increased costs and allowing agencies to retain 50 percent of any reduced costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 58 $ 73