. . . 2. "A qualified local program" means a program approved by the attorney general to receive repayment of rewards. The attorney general shall consider the organization, continuity, leadership, community support, and general conduct of the program to determine whether the repayments will be spent to further crime prevention purposes of the program. The attorney general also shall determine that the qualified local program provides rewards to persons who report information concerning criminal activity and whether that information substantially leads to defendants being charged with felonies.
program, may be required to pay a nonrefundable fee not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00). Fees collected under this paragraph by a municipal court shall be credited to the treasury of the municipality. Fees collected under this paragraph by a circuit court shall be credited to the treasury of the county;
the costs shall not exceed ten dollars ($10.00). All costs collected shall be turned into the treasury of the city or town. By ordinance a city or town may prescribe:
(i) A court automation fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) as a cost to be paid by every person guilty of a violation of a city or town ordinance;
(ii) An indigent civil legal services fee of ten dollars ($10.00) as a cost to be paid by every person guilty of a violation of a city or town ordinance.
The Criminal Justice Debt Reform Builder is a project of the National Criminal Justice Debt Initiative of the Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and with user experience design by metaLAB (at) Harvard.