SB 1195 Allows counties to create a County Crime Reduction Fund for narcotics investigation and law enforcement equipment
Sponsor:Steelman Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:4890S.01I Fiscal Note:4890-01
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:05/17/02 - S Inf Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1195 - This act creates the "County Crime Reduction Fund" which allows county commissions to create a fund to be expended for the following purposes: (1) Narcotics investigation, prevention, and intervention; (2) Purchase of law enforcement equipment and supplies for the sheriff's office; (3) Matching funds for federal or state law enforcement grants; (4) Funding for the reporting of all state and federal crime statistics or information; and (5) Any law enforcement related expense reasonably related to investigation, preparation, trial and disposition of criminal cases.

This act also provides that courts may consider ordering restorative justice methods if the imposition or execution of a misdemeanor sentence is suspended, and may order payment of up to $1,000.00 to the County Crime Reduction Fund. The court may also order such a payment as a condition of probation.

This act is identical to HB 1489.