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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-175 Docket fees; circuit court misdemeanor cases.

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees for misdemeanors in circuit court:(1) Sixteen dollars ($16) to the Fair Trial Tax Fund. (2) Sixty-four dollars ($64) to the

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State General Fund. (3) Ten dollars ($10) to the county general fund. (4) Ten dollars ($10) to the District Attorney Fund or to the fund prescribed by law for district attorney fees. (5) Seven dollars ($7) to the Peace Officers' Annuity Fund. (6) Five dollars ($5) to the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund, except that the five dollars ($5) provided herein for the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund shall not be assessed and collected in traffic or conservation cases. (7) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund. (b) The additional five dollars ($5) assessed and collected in misdemeanor cases in circuit court, effective October 1, 2000, shall be distributed to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

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County general fund

Misdemeanor
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-310 Additional docket fees.

(a)(2) In criminal cases in the circuit, district, and municipal courts, except juvenile cases and as further provided for traffic cases, an additional docket fee of forty dollars ($40) and

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in traffic cases, but excluding parking violations, an additional docket fee of twenty-six dollars ($26).(b)(1) Two dollars ($2) of the traffic docket fee shall be distributed to the Police Officers' Annuity Fund before any distribution pursuant to subsections (c) and (d) of this section. (2) Ten dollars ($10) of each fee in municipal court shall be retained by the presiding municipal judge or the municipal court clerk for operation of the municipal court and, before any distribution in subsections (c) and (d), distributed to the municipality for the operation of the municipal courts. (c) There is established in the State Treasury the “State Judicial Administration Fund.” Two-thirds of the docket fees collected pursuant to subsection (a) shall be distributed to the fund and used by the Administrative Office of Courts as determined by the Administrative Director of Courts for the operation of courts in this state. (d) There is established in each judicial circuit of this state the “Presiding Circuit Judge's Judicial Administration Fund” and in each county in this state the “Circuit Clerk's Judicial Administration Fund.” One-sixth of the docket fees collected in each circuit pursuant to subsection (a) shall be distributed to the Presiding Circuit Judge's Judicial Administration Fund in the circuit. One-sixth of the docket fees collected in each county pursuant to subsection (a) shall be distributed to the Circuit Clerk's Judicial Administration Fund in the county.

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-179(c) Docket fees; traffic infractions; alias writs

(c) Fees for issuance of alias writs from circuit and district courts shall be distributed as follows:(1) Writs issuing from district court: a. Two dollars ($2) to the county general

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fund. b. Eighteen dollars ($18) to the State General Fund. (2) Writs issuing from circuit court: a. Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. b. Twenty-five dollars ($25) to the State General Fund.

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County general fund

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-179(a)-(b) Docket fees; traffic infractions; alias writs

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees for traffic infractions in district court:(1) Three dollars ($3) to the Police Officers' Annuity Fund. (2) Sixteen dollars ($16) to

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the Fair Trial Tax Fund. (3) Eight dollars fifty cents ($8.50) to the State Drivers' Fund. (4) Forty-nine dollars ($49) to the State General Fund. (5) Three dollars ($3) to the county general fund. (6) An arrest fee of five dollars ($5) to the State General Fund or the state funds prescribed by law; except, that the arrest fee shall be paid into the county general fund in cases initiated by county law enforcement officers. (7) Two dollars fifty cents ($2.50) to the District Attorney Fund or to the fund prescribed by law for district attorney fees. (8) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund.

(b) The additional five dollars ($5) assessed and collected in traffic cases in district court, effective October 1, 2000, shall be distributed to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

State/statewide agency

County general fund

Traffic
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Alabama Ala. Code 1975 § 13A-12-200.5(6) Distribution of obscene material to minors — Display of material harmful to minors

If a person is held under this section in the county jail, one-half of any fines collected and due to be deposited to the State General Fund for violations of

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this section shall be paid by the Comptroller to the general fund of the county where the person is held for the operation of the county jail.

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County

Misdemeanor, Felony
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 13A-7-29(e) Criminal littering

The fine from such conviction shall be awarded and distributed by the court to the municipal, and/or county, and/or State General Fund, following a determination by the court of whose

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law enforcement agencies or departments have been a participant in the arrest or citation resulting in the fine. Such award and distribution shall be made on the basis of the percentage as determined by the court, which the respective agency or department contributed to the police work resulting in the arrest, and shall be spent by the governing body on law and litter enforcement purposes only.

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State and/or County and/or Municipality

Misdemeanor
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-172(d) Docket fees; municipal ordinance cases

In addition to the fees now authorized by law, an additional fee of thirty dollars ($30) shall be assessed in municipal courts upon conviction of a municipal ordinance violation, excluding

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parking violations. The fees shall be distributed as follows: Nine dollars ($9) to the Fair Trial Tax Fund; two dollars ($2) to the municipal general fund; three dollars ($3) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund; and sixteen dollars ($16) to the State General Fund. These fees shall be collected by the court clerk and remitted monthly in accordance with Rule 4 of the Alabama Rules of Judicial Administration. The two dollars ($2) which is distributed to the municipal general fund shall be used only for equipment, training, and certification of municipal court officials and employees and the fees shall not supplant existing funds designated by municipalities for equipment, education, and training of court personnel.

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 13A-12-200.3 Dissemination of obscene material

If a person is held under this section in the county jail, one-half of any fines collected and due to be deposited to the State General Fund for violations of

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this section shall be paid by the Comptroller to the general fund of the county where the person is held for the operation of the county jail.

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County

Misdemeanor
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 13A-8-73 Theft traffic signs: Deposit of funds collected

Any fines collected pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the general fund of the county and distributed as follows: one-half shall be designated for law enforcement purposes and

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one-half shall be designated to the county road and bridge fund.

Law enforcement

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-176 Docket fees; felony guilty pleas

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees for felony guilty plea cases in district court:(1) Ten dollars ($10) to the Police Officers' Annuity Fund. (2) Sixteen dollars

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($16) to the Fair Trial Tax Fund. (3) One hundred four dollars ($104) to the State General Fund. (4) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. (5) An arrest fee of five dollars ($5) to the State General Fund or the state funds prescribed by law; except, that in cases initiated by county law enforcement officers, the arrest fee shall be distributed to the county general fund. (6) Thirty dollars ($30) to the District Attorney Fund or to the fund prescribed by law for district attorney fees. (7) Ten dollars ($10) to the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund. (8) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund.

(b) The additional five dollars ($5) assessed and collected in felony guilty plea cases in district court, effective October 1, 2000, shall be distributed to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

State/statewide agency

County general fund

Felony
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-311(f) Additional fees on bail bond

The court clerks shall distribute on a monthly basis as other fees are distributed, the fees collected pursuant to paragraph a. of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) as follows: Ten

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percent from each fee shall be distributed either to the county general fund to be earmarked and distributed to the Sheriff's Fund, administered by the sheriff, in the county where the bond was executed or, where the bond is executed by the municipality, to the municipality; 45 percent of the fee to the court clerk's fund where the bond was executed or where the bond is executed by the municipal court, to the municipality; 45 percent of the fee to the Solicitor's Fund in the county where the bond was executed. The bail bond fee records shall be audited by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts.

Municipality/municipal agency

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-173 Docket fees: forfeiture of bond

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees in cases where the defendant forfeits bond in either the district court or circuit court:(1) Sixteen dollars ($16) to the

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Fair Trial Tax Fund. (2) Thirty-nine dollars ($39) to the State General Fund. (3) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. (4) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund. (

(b) Effective October 1, 2000, the docket fees for bond forfeitures in district and circuit courts shall be increased by five dollars ($5) and the additional fee shall be deposited into the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

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County general fund

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-17-226.8(d)-(F) Assessment of administrative fee; indigency; use of funds.

d) Administration fees required by this division shall be collected by the district attorney's office or, if by agreement of the district attorney and the circuit clerk, the circuit clerk

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in the county of the judicial circuit in which the offense was filed may collect the fee. All pretrial diversion program fees under this division shall be deposited in a timely manner by the district attorney into the District Attorney's Solicitor Fund pursuant to Section 12-17-226.11. The district attorney shall make the deposits in a timely manner, pursuant to commonly accepted accounting practices. The District Attorney's Solicitor Fund shall be subject to regular audits by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts.

(e)(1) Notwithstanding Section 12-17-226.11, twenty-five dollars ($25) of the administration fee shall be allocated to the appropriate circuit or district court clerk and shall be available for use at the discretion of the clerk to support the office of the clerk in the same way and manner as monies received from or through the District Attorney's Restitution Recovery Unit. (2) Notwithstanding Section 12-17-226.11, in pretrial diversion cases arising out of circuit or district court, five dollars ($5) of the administration fee shall be allocated to the Victims of Crime and Leniency and shall be available for use at the discretion of the program to support its services.

(f) The fees allocated to the circuit clerk shall be disbursed to the Restitution Recovery Fund of the Clerk as established pursuant to Section 12-17-225.4(2). Funds deposited into the Restitution Recovery Fund shall be kept and maintained by the clerk to be available for use, at the discretion of the clerk, to support the functions of the office of the clerk and shall be in addition to the amount allocated to the Unified Judicial System for the clerks. Funds retained by the clerk shall not reduce the amount payable to the clerk under any local act or reduce or affect the amounts of funding allocated by the Administrative Office of Courts to the budgets of the clerks.

District attorney

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-178 Docket fees; district court misdemeanors

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees for misdemeanor cases in district court:(1) Seven dollars ($7) to the Police Officers' Annuity Fund. (2) Sixteen dollars ($16) to

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the Fair Trial Tax Fund. (3) Sixty-four dollars ($64) to the State General Fund. (4) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. (5) An arrest fee of five dollars ($5) to the State General Fund or to the state funds prescribed by law; except, that the arrest fee shall be paid into the county general fund in cases initiated by county law enforcement officers. (6) Ten dollars ($10) to the District Attorney Fund or to the fund prescribed by law for district attorney fees. (7) Five dollars ($5) to the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund, except that the five dollars ($5) provided herein for the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund shall not be assessed and collected in conservation cases. (8) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund.

(b) The additional five dollars ($5) assessed and collected in misdemeanor cases in district court, effective October 1, 2000, shall be distributed to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

State/statewide agency

County general fund

Misdemeanor
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-171(b) Docket fees; schedule

The subpoena fee shall be distributed as follows:(1) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. (2) Three dollars ($3) to the State General Fund. .

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-174 Docket fees; circuit court felony fees

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees for felony cases in circuit court:(1) Ten dollars ($10) to the Peace Officers' Annuity Fund. (2) Sixteen dollars ($16) to

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the Fair Trial Tax Fund. (3) One hundred four dollars ($104) to the State General Fund. (4) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund. (5) An arrest fee of five dollars ($5) to the State General Fund or to the state funds prescribed by law; except, that in cases initiated by county law enforcement officers, the arrest fee shall be distributed to the county general fund. (6) Thirty dollars ($30) to the District Attorney Fund or to the fund prescribed by law for district attorney fees. (7) Ten dollars ($10) to the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund. (8) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund.

(b) The additional five dollars ($5) assessed and collected in felony cases effective October 1, 2000, shall be distributed to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

State/statewide agency

County general fund

Felony
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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-171(a)(3) Docket fees; schedule

(a) The following docket fees shall be collected for juvenile and criminal cases in the district court and the circuit court: (3) Docket fees for cases in the juvenile division

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of the district court or circuit court shall be assessed at eighty-five dollars ($85) and shall be distributed as follows.

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-154 Municipal ordinance cases; distribution of fees

(a) Docket fees, fines and forfeitures collected in municipal ordinance cases in district court and in circuit court shall be distributed as follows:(1) Ninety percent of the docket fee to

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the State General Fund and 10 percent to the municipality; and (2) Ninety percent of the fines and forfeitures to the municipality and 10 percent to the State General Fund. (b) The municipal share of the docket fee is payable from that portion of the docket fee allocated to the county general fund, which allocation shall be reduced accordingly in all municipal ordinance cases.

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Municipality

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-2-100 Clerk of the Supreme Court: Fees collected

All fees and costs authorized by law and the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure to be taxed and collected as cost for or fees of the Clerk of the Supreme

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Court shall be collected by the Clerk of the Supreme Court and paid to the treasury quarterly as other public funds.

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Alabama Ala.Code 1975 § 12-19-180(e) Criminal history processing fees; use

(e) All monies received by the Administrative Office of Courts from applications, user fees, service charges, subscriptions, donations, grants, leases, rentals, bequests, loans, or any other sources, either public or

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private, relating to the operation and administration of the State Judicial Information System or the publication and distribution of court forms and informational material shall be deposited in the Court Automation Fund. The fund shall be used to help defray the costs of maintenance, acquisition and operation of the computer system and the research, preparation, printing, and distribution of forms and manuals, which shall include, but not be limited to, equipment, supplies, line charges, printing, salaries for employees, and other incidental expenses required for the operation or expansion of the system or associated with developing and distributing informational materials.

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