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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1902 Fines, forfeitures and criminal costs paid to State

All fines, forfeitures and costs in criminal cases shall be paid into the State Treasury.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 4 §27(1),(3) Funds collected by Bureau of Revenue Services

1. Generally. The State Court Administrator shall enter into an agreement with the State Tax Assessor by which the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue Services may collect

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on the Judicial Department's behalf fees, fines, costs and penalties, the imposition of which is provided for by this Title. Any such agreement must specify which categories of fees, fines, forfeitures, costs and penalties are to be collected by the Bureau of Revenue Services.

3. Deposited in General Fund. Funds collected on behalf of the Judicial Department by the State Tax Assessor must be deposited in the proper fund in State Government, except that, for the 1998-1999 biennium, the State Tax Assessor may retain sufficient funds to cover the administrative expenses incurred in collection. After the 1998-1999 biennium, the Judicial Department shall budget sufficient funds to pay the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue Services, Bureau of Revenue Services Fund, Internal Services Fund account on a cost-reimbursement basis for services provided.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §163(1) District Court: Funds

1. District Court funds. Except as otherwise provided by law, all fines, forfeitures, surcharges, assessments and fees collected in any division of the District Court or by the violations bureau must

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be paid to the clerk of that District Court, who shall deposit them in a special account in a timely manner. Once each month, the clerk shall remit the sums to the Treasurer of State, who shall credit them to the General Fund. At the same time, the clerk shall remit the sums that have been collected in accordance with section 1057; Title 5, chapter 316-A;1 Title 7, section 3910-A; Title 17, section 1015; Title 29-A, section 2411, subsection 7; former Title 34-A, section 1210-A, subsection 9; and Title 34-A, section 1210-B, subsection 6. Funds received by the clerk as bail in criminal cases must be deposited daily in a special account. The clerk shall deposit the funds in an interest-bearing account unless the clerk determines that it is not cost-effective to do so. Interest accrued in the account is the property of and accrues to the State. The forfeiture and setoff of bail is governed as otherwise provided by law.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 17-A § 2006 Time and method of restitution

The state agency receiving the restitution shall deposit any money received in the account maintained by the Treasurer of State for deposit of state agency funds, from which funds are

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daily transferred to an investment account and invested. Interest accrued on that money is the property of and accrues to the State for deposit in the General Fund. The agency receiving the restitution shall make the disbursement to the victim or other authorized claimant as soon as possible after the agency receives the money.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 17-A § 1751(3) County jail reimbursement fee

Any reimbursement fee assessed must be collected by the county treasurer of the county in which the offender is incarcerated, paid into the treasury of that county and credited to

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the county responsible for paying for the incarceration of the offender.

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Jail

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 34-A §11287 Sex Offender Registration: Fee

The fee must be credited to the General Fund and the Highway Fund in an amount consistent with budgeted appropriations and allocations in the fiscal year of the credit.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 5 §3360-I Victim Compensation Fund: Funding sources

As part of the sentence or fine imposed, the court shall impose an assessment of $35 on any person convicted of murder, a Class A crime, a Class B crime

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or a Class C crime and $20 on any person convicted of a Class D crime or a Class E crime, except that the court shall impose an assessment of $1,000 on any person convicted of aggravated sex trafficking as described in Title 17-A, section 852, an assessment of $500 on any person convicted of sex trafficking as described in Title 17-A, section 853, an assessment of $500 on any person for the first conviction and $1,000 for each subsequent conviction of engaging a prostitute as described in Title 17-A, section 853-B and an assessment of $500 on any person for the first conviction and $1,000 for each subsequent conviction of patronizing prostitution of a minor or patronizing prostitution of a mentally disabled person as described in Title 17-A, section 855. Notwithstanding any other law, the court may not waive the imposition of the assessment required by this section. For purposes of collection and collection procedures, this assessment is considered part of the fine. At the time of commitment, the court shall inform the Department of Corrections or the county sheriff of any unpaid balances on assessments owed by the offender to the Victims' Compensation Fund. All funds collected as a result of these assessments accrue to the Victims' Compensation Fund.

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Victims' fund

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §116 Superior Court: Funds of the court

All revenue received by the Supreme Judicial or Superior Court, whether directly or pursuant to an agreement entered into with the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue

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Services, from fines, forfeitures, penalties, fees and costs accrues to the State, except as otherwise provided under section 1057; Title 7, section 3910-A; Title 12, sections 3055 and 4508; Title 17, section 1015; Title 23, section 1653; Title 29-A, section 2602; former Title 34-A, section 1210-A, subsection 9; and Title 34-A, section 1210-B, subsection 6. Funds received by the clerk as bail in criminal cases must be deposited daily in a special account. The clerk shall deposit the funds in an interest-bearing account unless the clerk determines that it is not cost effective to do so. Interest accrued in such an account is the property of and accrues to the State. The forfeiture and setoff of bail is as otherwise provided by law.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §28 Additional fee revenue dedicated

The judicial branch may credit 4%, up to a maximum of $ 300,000 per fiscal year, of fee revenue collected pursuant to administrative orders of the court to a nonlapsing

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Other Special Revenue Funds account to support the capital expenses of the judicial branch. If the fee revenue from the judicial branch is less than the amount budgeted as undedicated fee revenue for the General Fund, the amount credited to the Other Special Revenue Funds account during the fiscal year must be reduced by a percentage equal to the percentage by which General Fund undedicated fee revenue is under budget.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 § 1057(2-A),(3-A) Government Operations Surcharge Fund

2-A. Surcharge imposed.  Surcharges of 14% and 5% must be added to every fine, forfeiture or penalty imposed by any court in this State, which, for the purposes of collection

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and collection procedures, are considered a part of the fine, forfeiture or penalty. The 14% surcharge collected as a result of this subsection must be deposited monthly in the Government Operations Surcharge Fund and the 5% surcharge collected as a result of this subsection must be deposited directly into the General Fund. Three fourteenths of the surcharge collected and deposited in the Government Operations Surcharge Fund must be paid to the Maine Criminal Justice Academy to supplement current funds for training and recertification of part-time and full-time law enforcement officers. One fourteenth of the surcharge collected and deposited in the Government Operations Surcharge Fund must be paid to the State Police to supplement current funds for computer crimes investigations.

3-A. Reimbursement to counties.  Monthly, the Treasurer of State shall transfer funds from the Government Operations Surcharge Fund to the County Jail Operations Fund program for the purpose of supporting the operation of the jails in an amount equal to 2% of the total fines, forfeitures and penalties, including the surcharge imposed pursuant to subsection 2-A, received by the Treasurer of State for deposit in the Government Operations Surcharge Fund. The balance remaining in the Government Operations Surcharge Fund at the end of each month must accrue to the General Fund. Funds collected and deposited each month to the Government Operations Surcharge Fund must be transferred on the last day of the month in which the collections are made to the County Jail Operations Fund program.

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Law enforcement; prisons.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 § 1059 Fines; tribal law enforcement activities

1. Civil and criminal fines.  Except as provided in subsection 2, a fine for a civil violation, traffic infraction or Class D or Class E crime imposed for a violation of any

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tribal or state law must be remitted to the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation, as appropriate, when a tribal law enforcement agency issued the ticket, complaint, summons or warrant or made the arrest related to the violation.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1702(2)(B) No punishment until conviction; costs

2.  Costs Included in Sentence.  If a person is convicted and the court imposes a fine, the court:
B. May sentence the defendant to pay, as restitution, the costs of

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drug tests, other than tests under Title 29-A, administered to the defendant by a law enforcement officer or medical personnel at the request of a law enforcement officer. The court shall transfer all amounts paid by a defendant under this paragraph to the municipal, county or state agency that incurred the costs; and

Municipality/municipal agency

County agency; State agency.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1981 Payment over of fines and costs collected

Sheriffs, jailers and constables who by virtue of their office receive any fines or forfeitures, shall forthwith pay them to the Treasurer of State . . . 

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 17-A § 1712 Deposit of certain fines in Maine Military Family Relief Fund

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, if a person is convicted under section 354, subsection 2, paragraph A of theft by deception due to that person’s intentional creation

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or reinforcement of a false impression that the person is a veteran or a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a state military force, any fine imposed on that person by the court must be deposited in the Maine Military Family Relief Fund established in Title 37-B, section 158.

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Military

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 17-A § 1757(1) Surcharges and assessments outside the code

In addition to the fees authorized by this subchapter, the court shall impose, as applicable, the following surcharges and assessments.
1. Surcharge and assessment applicable to all criminal cases.  The

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court shall impose on all persons convicted of a crime: A. The surcharges for the Government Operations Surcharge Fund and the General Fund authorized under Title 4, section 1057, subsection 2-A; B. The assessment for the Victims’ Compensation Fund authorized under Title 5, section 3360-I; and C. The surcharge for the County Jail Operations Fund authorized under Title 34-A, section 1210-D, subsection 5.
 

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Victim's fund; county jail.

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Wisconsin Wis. Stat. § 814.60(1) Court clerk's fees
...Of the fees received by the clerk of circuit court under this subsection, the county treasurer shall pay 93.87 percent to the secretary of administration for deposit in the general
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fund and shall retain the balance for the use of the county.
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Wisconsin Wis. Stat. § 814.65(1) Fees of the municipal court
...Of each fee received by the judge under this subsection, the municipal treasurer shall pay monthly $5 to the secretary of administration for deposit in the general fund and shall
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retain the balance for the use of the municipality.
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Wisconsin Wis. Stat. § 814.65(4m)(c) Blood test fee The court shall disburse the amounts it collects under thissubsection to the law enforcement agency that requested the blood withdrawal. Law enforcement N/A All
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Wisconsin Wis. Stat. § 29.99(4) Wildlife violator compact surcharge
The clerk of the court shall collect and transmit to the county treasurer the wildlife violator compact surcharge and other amounts required under s. 59.40 (2) (m). The county treasure
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shall then make payment to the secretary of administration as provided in s. 59.25 (3) (f) 2. The secretary of administration shall deposit the amount of the wildlife violator compact surcharge inthe conservation fund.
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Wisconsin Wis. Stat. § 29.983(2) Wild animal protection surcharges The secretary of administration shall deposit the moneys collected under this section into the conservation fund. State/statewide agency Conservation fund All