An Act to amend and reenact § 17.1-314 of the Code of
Virginia, relating to qualifications of the Executive Secretary to the Supreme
Court of Virginia.
Approved March 20, 2005
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 17.1-314 of the Code of Virginia is amended
and reenacted as follows:
§ 17.1-314. Executive Secretary.
The Office of Executive Secretary to the Supreme Court, to be
filled by a person having the qualifications
required of a judge of a court
of record as may be prescribed by the justices of the Supreme Court,
is hereby created to be the court administrator for the Commonwealth. He shall
be appointed by the Supreme Court, shall hold office at the pleasure of the
Court, and during his term of office shall not engage in the private practice
of law. He shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by the Court. He
may, with the approval of the Court, employ such persons as are necessary for
the performance of the duties of his office, whose compensation shall be fixed
by the Court within the limits of the amounts appropriated by law.
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