Extraordinary Criminal Justice Costs

The Extraordinary Criminal Justice Costs Act, RCW 43.330.190 establishes a procedure for counties to request reimbursement for costs incurred in aggravated murder cases. The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) processes the petitions in consultation with the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, and submits a prioritized list of petitions that are recommended for funding to the Legislature.

Prioritized Lists and appropriations