SB 1237 Authorizes an additional surcharge on cases involving certain municipal ordinance violations in Kansas City
Sponsor: Callahan
LR Number: 4315S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/7/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S409
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 1237 - This act authorizes the Kansas City municipal government to authorize an additional surcharge on cases involving municipal ordinance violations, not to exceed two dollars, when the defendant pleads guilty or is found guilty.

The surcharge shall be collected by the clerk and disbursed to the municipality to pay for professional development of animal control staff, tactical equipment for animal control staff, capital improvements for animal control facilities, improving emergency response capability and establishing surge capacity (the ability to rapidly mobilize to meet an increased demand) for threats to public safety and health.

ALEXA PEARSON