SB 915 Provides that a surcharge may be collected in criminal proceedings filed in the Thirty-First Judicial Circuit
Sponsor: Dixon
LR Number: 6089S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 4/7/2014 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 915 - This act provides that a surcharge of up to ten dollars may be collected in all criminal proceedings filed in the Thirty-First Judicial Circuit if the surcharge was authorized by a county or municipal order, ordinance, or resolution.

The moneys collected from the surcharge must be use for the costs associated with the construction, maintenance and operation of any county or municipal judicial facility.

This act is substantially similar to provisions contained in the truly agreed to and finally passed versions of SB 615 (2014) HB 1231 (2014), SB 621 (2014), and HB 1238 (2014), and identical to SCS/HB 1553 (2014).

JESSICA BAKER