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File #: 2022-0196    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: In Committee
File created: 6/14/2022 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the second of three reports on progress addressing the civil and criminal case backlog that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic and progress on addressing new eviction cases after the state moratorium is lifted, in response to the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 18, as amended by Ordinance 19318, Section 2, Proviso P4.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: Biennial, Budget, COVID-19, Criminal Justice, Moratorium, Pandemic Flu, Washington, State of
Attachments: 1. A. COVID-19 Legal System Backlog- Report 2, May 16, 2022, 2. 2022-0196 transmittal letter, 3. 2022-0196 Legislative Review Form
Related files: 2021-0238, 2020-0306

Drafter

Clerk 05/13/2022

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A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the second of three reports on progress addressing the civil and criminal case backlog that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic and progress on addressing new eviction cases after the state moratorium is lifted, in response to the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 18, as amended by Ordinance 19318, Section 2, Proviso P4.

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                     WHEREAS, the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 18, as amended by Ordinance 19318, Section 2, Proviso P4 states that $600,000 shall not be expended or encumbered until the office of performance strategy and budget transmits three reports on progress toward addressing the civil and criminal case backlog that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic and progress on addressing new eviction cases after the state eviction moratorium is lifted, and

                     WHEREAS, the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 18, as amended by Ordinance 19318, Section 2, Proviso P4, requires that the second report cover July 27, 2021, to March 31, 2022, and include a list of positions supported by the ordinance, the amount of appropriation expended, the number of backlog cases and number of backlog cases resolved for superior court cases, the number of backlog cases and number of backlog cases processed and removed from the system and the identification and discussion of barriers or system challenges to addressing the backlog or addressing new evictions, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County executive hereby transmits to the council the COVID-19 Legal System Backlog Report 2;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The council hereby acknowledges receipt of the COVID-19 Legal System Backlog:  Report 2 proviso response, Attachment A to this motion, as required by the

2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 18, as amended by Ordinance 19318, Section 2, Proviso P4.