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Commission On Judicial Conduct

Article IV, §31, State Constitution, RCW 2.64

Created under the state constitution as an independent agency of the judicial branch, the 11 member Commission on Judicial Conduct reviews and responds to complaints concerning the ethical conduct and disability of judicial officers, and may impose discipline. The commission also investigates allegations that a judicial officer suffers from a disability requiring retirement. The commission also considers complaints concerning ethics rules for some state officials and employees of the judicial branch of state government.

Agency Mission

The Commission on Judicial Conduct maintains the confidence and integrity of the state judicial system by reviewing complaints alleging judicial branch ethical misconduct and disability, and enforcing the Code of Judicial Conduct.
Request 3,390,000
Net change from current biennium 496,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 17.1% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
2,894,000 General Fund - State 2,442,857 2,894,000 3,390,000
130,000 130,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 130,000
3,024,000 130,000 Total Appropriated Funds 2,572,857 2,894,000 3,390,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Savings Incentive Account - Nonappropriated 7,019
Total Non-Appropriated Funds 7,019

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,262,851 1,321,825 558,906 1,700,000 1,690,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
416,822 19.3% (699,146) (27.1%) 1,509,269 80.2%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 7.2 7.1 7.1 11.5 11.5