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Office of Civil Legal Aid

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 2.5 43,900 1,888 45,788
2021-23 Maintenance Level 2.5 48,315 1,844 50,159
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 4,415 (44) 4,371
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 10.1% (2.3%) 9.5%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

IFJC Funding Elimination 0.0 (300) 0 (300)
Representation Caseload Reduction 0.0 (165) 0 (165)
Eviction Study Fund Transfer 0.0 568 0 568
Pandemic Legal Aid Services 0.0 10,440 0 10,440
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 10,543 0 10,543
Total Policy Changes 0.0 10,543 0 10,543
2021-23 Policy Level 2.5 58,858 1,844 60,702
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 14,958 (44) 14,914
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 34.1% (2.3%) 32.6%

Policy Changes

IFJC Funding Elimination

This item eliminates the contract with the International Families Justice Coalition. (General Fund - State)

Representation Caseload Reduction

Savings are realized from projected reductions in caseloads of legally free children entitled to appointed counsel under RCW 13.34.100(6). (General Fund - State)

Eviction Study Fund Transfer

Funding for the eviction study is transferred to support pandemic legal aid services. (General Fund - State)

Pandemic Legal Aid Services

This item provides funding for the continuation of front-line emergency civil legal aid services for individuals and families adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. (General Fund - State)