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|State||Statute||Description/Statute Name||Statutory language|
|North Carolina||N.C. Gen. Stat. Ann § 7A-321(b)(2)||Collection of offender fines and fees assessed by the court; collection assistance fee||
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(b) In attempting to collect the fines, fees, costs, and restitution owed by offenders not sentenced to supervised probation or active time, the Administrative Office of the Courts may do
the following: . . . (2) Enter into contracts with a collection agency, agencies, or municipal or county government agencies to collect unpaid amounts owed. The Administrative Office of the Courts may provide by such contract for the collection assistance fee to be retained by the agency or agencies that collect the amounts owed.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 244.18 Subd. 3||Local Correctional Fees; Imposition on Offenders; fee collection||
The chief executive officer of a local correctional agency may impose and collect local correctional fees. The local correctional agency may collect the fee at any time while the offender+ See more
is under sentence or after the sentence has been discharged. A local probation and parole agency established under section 244.19 or community corrections agency established undersection 401.02 may not impose a fee under this section if the offender is supervised by the commissioner of corrections and the commissioner of corrections imposes and collects a fee under section 241.272. The agency may use any available civil means of debt collection in collecting a local correctional fee.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 480.15 Subd. 10(c)||Powers and duties; Uniform collections policies and procedures for courts||
The state court administrator under the direction of the Judicial Council may promulgate uniform collections policies and procedures for the courts and may contract with credit bureaus, public and private+ See more
collection agencies, the Department of Revenue, and other public or private entities providing collection services as necessary for the collection of court debts. The court collection process and procedures are not subject to section 16A.1285. Court debts referred to the Department of Revenue for collection are not subject to section 16D.07.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 241.08 Subd. 1||Money of inmates of correctional institutions; Commissioner custodian of money||
The chief executive officer of each institution under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of corrections shall have the care and custody of all money belonging to inmates thereof which may+ See more
come into the chief executive officer's hands, keep accurate accounts thereof, and pay them out under rules prescribed by law under section 243.23, subdivision 3, or by the commissioner of corrections, taking vouchers therefor. All such money received by any officer or employee shall be paid to the chief executive officer forthwith. Every such executive officer, at the close of each month, or oftener if required by the commissioner, shall forward to the commissioner a statement of the amount of all money so received and the names of the inmates from whom received, accompanied by a check for the amount, payable to the commissioner of management and budget. On receipt of such statement, the commissioner shall transmit the same to the commissioner of management and budget, together with such check. Upon the payment of such check, the amount shall be credited to a fund to be known as “Correctional Inmates Fund,” for the institution from which the same was received. All such funds shall be paid out by the commissioner of management and budget upon vouchers duly approved by the commissioner of corrections as in other cases. The commissioner may permit a contingent fund to remain in the hands of the executive officer of any such institution from which necessary expenditure may from time to time be made.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 244.16 Subd. 2||Day-fines; components||
A day-fine system adopted under this section must provide for a two-step sentencing procedure for those receiving a fine as part of a probationary felony, gross misdemeanor, or misdemeanor sentence.+ See more
In the first step, the court determines how many punishment points a person will receive, taking into account the severity of the offense and the criminal history of the offender. The second step is to multiply the punishment points by a factor that accounts for the offender's financial circumstances. The goal of the system is to provide a fine that is proportional to the seriousness of the offense and largely equal in impact among offenders with different financial circumstances. The system may provide for community service in lieu of fines for offenders whose means are so limited that the payment of a fine would be unlikely.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 357.24||Criminal cases||
Witnesses for the state in criminal cases and witnesses attending on behalf of any defendant represented by a public defender or an attorney performing public defense work for a public+ See more
defense corporation under section 611.216, shall receive the same fees for travel and attendance as provided in section 357.22. Judges also may allow like fees to witnesses attending in behalf of any other defendant. In addition these witnesses shall receive reasonable expenses actually incurred for meals, loss of wages and child care, not to exceed $60 per day. When a defendant is represented by a public defender or an attorney performing public defense work for a public defense corporation under section 611.216, neither the defendant nor the public defender shall be charged for any subpoena fees or for service of subpoenas by a public official. The compensation and reimbursement shall be paid out of the county treasury.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 357.09 Subd. 1||Sheriffs; Activities for which fees set||
Fees set under subdivision 8 shall be charged and collected by the sheriff for: (1) serving a summons, warrant, writ, subpoena, or any process issued by a court of record, for+ See more
each defendant served and mileage; (2) taking and approving a bond, and for a certified copy; (3) collection on execution after levy; (4) posting three notices of sale; (5) certificate of sale of real estate; a copy when requested; (6) selling land on foreclosure of a mortgage, for all services required, including executing a certificate of sale; postponing such a sale; (7) making diligent search and inquiry and returning a summons when defendants cannot be found; (8) returning an execution unsatisfied when no service is made; (9) receiving and paying over money paid on redemption of property and executing a certificate, to be collected from the person redeeming; (10) securing and safely keeping property in replevin or attachment or on execution; (11) for services not herein enumerated, if provided by the county board; (12) for all process when no charge is made for service of a return of not found or unsatisfied.
|Minnesota||M.S.A. § 387.20 Subd. 5||Salaries, fees, budgets; appeals; Fees, expenses, per diems||
The county sheriff shall charge and collect all fees and per diems prescribed by law and may require such fees and per diems to be paid before performing the services+ See more
for which they are charged. The sheriff shall pay all such fees and per diems to the county in the manner and at the times prescribed by the county board, but not less often than once each month. The sheriff shall not retain any additional compensation or other emolument for services in any activity of county government. For purposes of this subdivision, (1) the expenses of the sheriff incurred in the performance of official duties for the county, (2) uniform allowances, (3) mileage and travel allowances, except as the board shall have furnished motor vehicles pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 1961, section 387.29, (4) living quarters provided by the county, and (5) payments for boarding prisoners, shall not be deemed an emolument of the office.
|Minnesota||Minn. Stat. Ann. § 485.018(5)||District Court Adminstrators: Withholding salary; collection of fees||
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Collection of fees. The court administrator of district court shall charge and collect all fees as prescribed by law and all such fees collected by the court administrator as court
administrator of district court shall be paid to the Department of Management and Budget. Except for those portions of forfeited bail paid to victims pursuant to existing law, the court administrator shall forward all revenue from fees and forfeited bail collected under chapters 357, 487, and 574 to the commissioner of management and budget for deposit in the state treasury and credit to the general fund, unless otherwise provided in chapter 611A or other law, in the manner and at the times prescribed by the commissioner of management and budget, but not less often than once each month.