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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 17-12-51(a)-(c) Repayment of Attorney's Fees as Condition of Probation

(a)  When a defendant who is represented by a public defender, who is paid in part or in whole by a county, enters a plea of nolo contendere, first offender, or

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guilty or is otherwise convicted, the court may impose as a condition of probation repayment of all or a portion of the cost for providing legal representation and other expenses of the defense if the payment does not impose a financial hardship upon the defendant or the defendant's dependent or dependents. The defendant shall make the payment through the community supervision officer to the county; (b)  When a defendant who is represented by a public defender, who is paid in part or in whole by a municipality, enters a plea of nolo contendere, first offender, or guilty or is otherwise convicted, the court may impose as a condition of probation repayment of all or a portion of the cost for providing legal representation and other expenses of the defense if the payment does not impose a financial hardship upon the defendant or the defendant's dependent or dependents. The defendant shall make the payment through the community supervision officer to the municipality; (c)  If a defendant who is represented by a public defender, who is paid for entirely by the state, enters a plea of nolo contendere, first offender, or guilty or is otherwise convicted, the court may impose as a condition of probation repayment of all or a portion of the cost for providing legal representation and other costs of the defense if the payment does not impose a financial hardship upon such defendant or such defendant's dependent or dependents. Such defendant shall make such payment through the community supervision officer to the Georgia Public Defender Council for payment to the general fund of the state treasury.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 40-6-189(b);(e) Classification as Super Speeder; Fees

(b)  In addition to any other fines or penalties imposed by any local jurisdiction or the department, the department shall administer and collect a fee of $200.00 from any driver who

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is convicted of driving at a speed of 85 miles per hour or more on any road or highway or 75 miles per hour or more on any two-lane road or highway, as defined in Code Section 40-6-187. Such a driver, upon conviction, shall be classified as a "super speeder;"  (e)  All fees collected under the provisions of this Code section shall be deposited in the general fund of this state with the intent that these moneys be used to fund a trauma care system in Georgia and the direct and indirect costs associated with the administration of this Code section. The Office of the State Treasurer shall separately account for all of the moneys received under the provisions of this Code section.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-93 Imposition of Additional Penalty in Fine Cases; Additional Sum Required When Posting Bail or Bond

(a) (1)  In every case in which any superior court, state court, probate court, magistrate court, municipal court, or other court in any county or municipality in which this article has been

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placed in effect as provided in Code Section 15-21-92 shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for any offense against a criminal or traffic law of this state or any ordinance of a political subdivision thereof, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 10 percent of the original fine. (2)  At the time of posting bail or bond in any case involving a violation of a criminal or traffic law of this state or ordinance of a political subdivision thereof, an additional sum equal to 10 percent of the original amount of bail or bond shall be posted. In every case in which any superior court, state court, probate court, magistrate court, municipal court, or other court shall order the forfeiture of bail or bond, the additional sum equal to 10 percent of the original bail or bond shall be paid over as provided in Code Section 15-21-94; (b)  Such sums required by subsection (a) of this Code section shall be in addition to that amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund or Code Section 47-11-51 concerning the Judges of the Probate Courts Retirement Fund of Georgia.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-73 Penalty to be Imposed in Certain Criminal and Quasi-Criminal and Traffic Cases and Upon Violation of Bond

(a)  (1) In every case in which any state court, probate court, juvenile court, police, recorder's, or mayor's court, municipal court, magistrate court, or superior court in this state shall impose

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a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for any criminal or quasi-criminal offense against a criminal or traffic law, including civil traffic violations and violations of local criminal ordinances, of this state or political subdivision thereof, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to: (A)  The lesser of $50.00 or 10 percent of the original fine; plus (B)  An additional 10 percent of the original fine.(2)  At the time of posting bail or bond in any case involving a violation of a criminal or traffic law of this state or political subdivision thereof, an additional sum equal to: (A)  The lesser of $100.00 or 10 percent of the original amount of bail or bond; plus (B)  The lesser of an additional $100.00 or 10 percent of the original amount of bail or bond shall be posted. In every case in which any state court, probate court, municipal court, magistrate court, recorder's court, mayor's court, or superior court shall order the forfeiture of bail or bond, the additional amounts provided for in this paragraph shall be paid over as provided in Code Section 15-21-74;  (b)  Such sums shall be in addition to that amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund or Code Section 47-11-51 concerning the Judges of the Probate Courts Retirement Fund of Georgia and any other amounts provided for by law.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-131 Imposition of Additional Fines

(a)  In every case in which any court of this state or any municipality or political subdivision of this state shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs,

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for any criminal offense or any criminal ordinance violation, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 5 percent of the original fine; (b)  Such sums shall be in addition to any amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund and in addition to any other amounts provided for in this chapter.

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Georgia Ga Code Ann. § 36-15-9(a) Court costs to be collected

For the purpose of providing funds for those uses specified in Code Section 36-15-7, a sum not to exceed $5.00, in addition to all other legal costs, may be charged

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and collected in each action or case, either civil or criminal, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all adoptions, certiorari, applications by personal representatives for leave to sell or reinvest, trade name registrations, applications for change of name, and all other proceedings of civil or criminal or quasi-criminal nature, filed in the superior, state, probate, and any other courts of record, except county recorders' courts or municipal courts. The amount of such additional costs to be charged and collected, if any, in each such case shall be fixed by the chief judge of the superior court of the circuit in which such county is located. Such additional costs shall not be charged and collected unless the chief judge first determines that a need exists for a law library in the county. The clerk of each and every such court in such counties in which such a law library is established shall collect such fees and remit the same to the treasurer of the board of trustees of the county law library of the county in which the case was brought, on the first day of each month. Where fees collected by the treasurer have been allocated for the purpose of establishing or maintaining the codification of county ordinances, the allocated amount shall in turn be remitted by the treasurer to the county governing authority for said purpose on a monthly basis or as otherwise agreed by the treasurer and the county governing authority. The county ordinance code provided for in subsection (a) of Code Section 36-15-7 shall be maintained by the county governing authority. When the costs in criminal cases are not collected, the cost provided in this Code section shall be paid from the fine and bond forfeiture fund of the court in which the case is filed, before any other disbursement or distribution of such fines or forfeitures is made.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-112 Additional Penalty for Violation of Code Section 40-6-391

(a)  In every case in which any state court; probate court; juvenile court; municipal court, whether known as mayor's, recorder's, or police court; or superior court in this state shall impose

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a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for a violation of Code Section 40-6-391, relating to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or a violation of an ordinance of a political subdivision of this state which has adopted by reference Code Section 40-6-391 pursuant to Article 14 of Chapter 6 of Title 40, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to the lesser of $26.00 or 11 percent of the original fine; (b)  Such sums shall be in addition to that amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund or Code Section 47-11-51 concerning the Judges of the Probate Courts Retirement Fund of Georgia.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-100 Imposition of Additional Penalty for Certain Offenses

(a)  (1) In every case in which any court shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for any offense prohibited by Code Section 16-13-30, 16-13-30.1, 16-13-30.2, 16-13-30.3, 16-13-30.5,

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16-13-31, 16-13-31.1, 16-13-32, 16-13-32.1, 16-13-32.2, 16-13-32.3, 16-13-32.4, 16-13-32.5, or 16-13-32.6, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 50 percent of the original fine. The additional 50 percent penalty shall also be imposed in every case in which a fine is imposed for violation of: (A)  Code Section 3-3-23.1; (B)  Code Section 40-6-391; (C)  Code Section 40-6-393 or 40-6-394 if the offender was also charged with a violation of Code Section 40-6-391; or (D)  Code Section 52-7-12. (2)  If no fine is provided for in the applicable Code section, and the judge places the defendant on probation, the fine authorized by Code Section 17-10-8 shall be applicable;  (b)  The sums required by subsection (a) of this Code section shall be in addition to the amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund or Code Section 47-11-51 concerning the Judges of the Probate Courts Retirement Fund of Georgia.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 42-8-34(d) Sentencing Hearings and Determinations; Presentence Investigations; Payment of Fees, Fines, and Costs; Post-Conviction, Presentence Bond; Continuing Jurisdiction; Transferal of Probation Supervision

(1)  In every case that a court of this state or any other state sentences a defendant to probation or any pretrial release or diversion program under the supervision of DCS,

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in addition to any fine or order of restitution imposed by the court, there shall be imposed a probation fee as a condition of probation, release, or diversion in the amount equivalent to $23.00 per each month under supervision, and in addition, a one-time fee of $50.00 if such defendant was convicted of any felony. The probation fee may be waived or amended after administrative process by DCS and approval of the court, or upon determination by the court, as to the undue hardship, inability to pay, or any other extenuating factors which prohibit collection of the fee; provided, however, that the imposition of sanctions for failure to pay fees shall be within the discretion of the court through judicial process or hearings. Probation fees shall be waived on probationers incarcerated or detained in a Department of Corrections or other confinement facility which prohibits employment for wages. All probation fees collected by DCS shall be paid into the general fund of the state treasury, except as provided in subsection (f) of Code Section 17-15-13, relating to sums to be paid into the Georgia Crime Victims Emergency Fund. Any fees collected by the court under this paragraph shall be remitted not later than the last day of the month after such fee is collected to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority for deposit into the general fund of the state treasury;  (2)  In addition to any other provision of law, any person convicted of a violation of Code Section 40-6-391 or subsection (b) of Code Section 16-13-2 who is sentenced to probation or a suspended sentence by a municipal, magistrate, probate, recorder's, mayor's, state, or superior court shall also be required by the court to pay a one-time fee of $25.00. The clerk of court, or if there is no clerk the person designated to collect fines, fees, and forfeitures for such court, shall collect such fee and remit the same not later than the last day of the month after such fee is collected to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority for deposit into the general fund of the state treasury;  (3)  In addition to any fine, fee, restitution, or other amount ordered, the sentencing court may also impose as a condition of probation for felony criminal defendants sentenced to a day reporting center an additional charge, not to exceed $10.00 per day for each day such defendant is required to report to a day reporting center; provided, however, that no fee shall be imposed or collected if the defendant is unemployed or has been found indigent by the sentencing court. The charges required by this paragraph shall be paid by the probationer directly to DCS. Funds collected by DCS pursuant to this subsection shall only be used by DCS in the maintenance and operation of the day reporting center program.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-208 Financial Penalty; Collection

(a)  In every case in which any court in this state shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for trafficking a person for sexual servitude in violation

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of Code Section 16-5-46 or any violation of Code Section 16-6-10, 16-6-11, 16-6-12, 16-6-15, 16-6-16, or 16-12-100, there shall be imposed an additional penalty of $2,500.00 if the defendant was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense;  (b)  Such sums shall be in addition to any amount required to be paid into any pension, annuity, or retirement fund under Title 47 or any other law and in addition to any other amounts provided for in this chapter;  (c)  The sums provided for in this Code section shall be assessed and collected by the clerk or court officer charged with the duty of collecting moneys arising from fines and shall be paid over by the last day of the following month to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority for remittance to the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund Commission, to be deposited into the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund;  (d)  Any person whose duty it is to collect or remit the sums provided for in this Code section who intentionally refuses to collect or remit such sums shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-151 Additional Fine for Reckless Driving; Disposition

(a)  In every case in which any court in this state shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for any violation of Code Section 40-6-390, relating to reckless

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driving, or for violations of ordinances of political subdivisions which have adopted by reference Code Section 40-6-390, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 10 percent of the original fine. Such sums shall be in addition to any amount required to be paid into any pension, annuity, or retirement fund under Title 47 or any other law and in addition to any other amounts provided for in this chapter;  (b)  The sums provided for in subsection (a) of this Code section shall be assessed and collected by the clerk or court officer charged with the duty of collecting moneys arising from fines and shall be paid over by the last day of the following month to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority for remittance to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission created in Code Section 15-21-142, to be deposited into the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-37(b) Supervision Fees

(1) The juvenile court may order each delinquent child or child in need of services who receives supervision to pay to the clerk of the court: (A)  An initial court supervision

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user's fee of not less than $10.00 nor more than $200.00; and (B)  A court supervision user's fee of not less than $2.00 nor more than $30.00 for each month that a child receives supervision;  (2)  A child and his or her parent, guardian, or legal custodian may be jointly and severally liable for the payment of fees set forth in paragraph (1) of this subsection and shall be subject to the enforcement procedure in subsection (c) of Code Section 15-11-36. The judge shall provide that any such fees shall be imposed on such terms and conditions as shall assure that the funds for the payment are from moneys earned by such child. All moneys collected by the clerk under this subsection shall be transferred to the county treasurer, or such other county official or employee who performs duties previously performed by the treasurer, who shall deposit the moneys into a county supplemental juvenile services fund. The governing authority of the county shall appropriate moneys from the county supplemental juvenile services fund to the juvenile court for the court's discretionary use in providing community services described in subsection (a) of this Code section to child offenders. These funds shall be administered by the county and the court may draw upon them by submitting invoices to the county. The county supplemental juvenile services fund may be used only for these services. Any moneys remaining in the fund at the end of the county fiscal year shall not revert to any other fund but shall continue in the county supplemental juvenile services fund. The county supplemental juvenile services fund may not be used to replace other funding of services.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 16-12-175(a) Enforcement Actions; Collection and Report of Fines; Inspections by Law Enforcement Agencies; Annual Report

(a) The provisions of this article, inclusive, shall be enforced through actions brought in any court of competent jurisdiction by the prosecuting attorney for the county in which the alleged

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violation occurred as well as through administrative citations issued by special agents or enforcement officers of the state revenue commissioner. Any fine collected for a violation of said provision shall be paid to the clerk of the court of the jurisdiction in which the violation occurred. Upon receipt of a fine for any violation of said provision, the clerk shall promptly notify the state revenue commissioner of the violation.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 17-14-6(d)
Setoff of Prior Total or Partial Restitution Made to Victim; Reduction of Award from the Crime Victims Compensation Board by the Amount of Restitution; Payment of Restitution to Governmental Entities
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that Have Compensated the Victim

The ordering authority shall order restitution be paid to the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Board, other governmental entities, or any individuals, partnerships, corporations, associations, or other legal entities acting on

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behalf of a governmental entity that have compensated the victim or the victim's estate for a loss incurred by the victim to the extent of the compensation paid for that loss. The ordering authority shall also order restitution for the costs of services provided to persons or entities that have provided services to the victim as a result of the crime. Services that are subject to restitution under this subsection include, but are not limited to, shelter, food, clothing, and transportation. However, a restitution order shall require that all restitution to a victim or victim's estate under the restitution order be made before any restitution to any other person or entity under that restitution order is made.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 17-14-8 Apportionment of Payments for Fines and Restitution; Payment to Victims

(a)  In any case in which a court sentences an offender to pay restitution and a fine, if the court permits the offender to pay such restitution and fine in

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other than a lump sum, the clerk of any superior court of this state, community supervision officer, county or Department of Juvenile Justice juvenile probation officer, probation officer serving pursuant to Article 6 of Chapter 8 of Title 42, or other official who receives such partial payments shall apply not less than one-half of each payment to the restitution before paying any portion of such fine or any forfeitures, costs, fees, or surcharges provided for by law to any agency, department, commission, committee, authority, board, or bureau of state or local government; (b)  The clerk of any court of this state, community supervision officer, county or Department of Juvenile Justice juvenile probation officer, probation officer serving pursuant to Article 6 of Chapter 8 of Title 42, or other official who receives partial payments for restitution shall pay the restitution amount to the victim as provided in the restitution order not later than the last day of each month, provided that the amount exceeds $100.00. If the amount does not exceed $100.00, the clerk of any court of this state, community supervision officer, county or Department of Juvenile Justice juvenile probation officer, probation officer serving pursuant to Article 6 of Chapter 8 of Title 42, or other official may allow the amount of restitution to accumulate until such time as it exceeds $100.00 or until the end of the next calendar quarter, whichever occurs first.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 40-2-131 Disposition of Fees

Except as provided in Code Section 40-2-33 and Code Section 40-2-88, the full amount of the fees collected under this chapter shall be turned over to the state treasury by the commissioner within

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30 days after collection in such manner as the state treasurer may prescribe.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 47-14-50(b) "Collecting Authority" Defined; Payments to Fund From Fines and Bonds Collected in Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Cases; Duty of Collecting Authority to Record and Remit; Penalty For Late Payment

The sum of $2.00 shall be paid to the board from each fine collected and each bond forfeited and collected in any criminal or quasi-criminal case for violation of state

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law if the case is tried in any court of this state in which the clerk of such court is eligible for membership in this retirement fund. The collecting authority shall pay such amounts to the board each month or at such other times as the board may provide. Such amounts shall be due on the first day of the month following the month in which they were collected but shall be deemed timely if received by the board on or before the fifteenth day of the month; provided, however, that for purposes of calculating late payment penalties, the due date shall be the first day of the month. It shall be the duty of the collecting authority to keep accurate records of the amounts due the board. Such records may be audited by the board at any time. The sums remitted to the board under this Code section shall be used for the purposes provided for in this chapter.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 47-16-60(a) Payments to Fund From Fines and Bonds Collected in Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Cases; Duty of Collecting Authority to Record and Remit; Penalty For Late Payment

The sum of $2.00 shall be allocated to the board from each fine collected and each bond forfeited and collected in any criminal or quasi-criminal case for violation of state

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law, including traffic laws, which case is before any court of this state in which a sheriff of a superior court or a duly authorized deputy of such sheriff acts as sheriff to such court by virtue of his office, provided that such fine or bond, which shall be construed to include costs, is at least $5.00. The clerk or other collecting authority for the court in which the fine or bond is collected shall pay such amounts to the secretary-treasurer each quarter or at such other times as the board may provide. These sums shall be paid to the secretary-treasurer before the payment of any costs or any claim whatsoever against such fine or forfeiture, provided that this shall not be construed to repeal any existing priorities established under the laws of this state. It shall be the duty of the clerk or other collecting authority for each court to keep accurate records of the amounts due to the board and to remit the amounts due promptly. Such records may be audited by the board at any time. The sums remitted to the board under this Code section shall be used only for the purposes provided for in this chapter.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 47-17-60(a);(a.1) Payments to the Fund From Fines and Bonds Collected in Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Cases; Duty of Collecting Authority to Record and Remit Sums Collected; Penalty

(a) A portion of each fine collected and each bond forfeited and collected in any criminal or quasi-criminal case for violation of state statutes, county ordinances, or municipal ordinances, which

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case is before any court or tribunal in this state, shall be paid to the secretary-treasurer according to the following schedule: (1) Three dollars for any fine or bond forfeiture of more than $4.00, but not more than $25.00; (2) Four dollars for any fine or bond forfeiture of more than $25.00, but not more than $50.00; (3) Five dollars for any fine or bond forfeiture of more than $50.00, but not more than $100.00; (4) Five percent of any fine or bond forfeiture of more than $100.00. For purposes of determining amounts to be paid to the secretary-treasurer, the amount of the fine or bond collected shall be deemed to include costs. The amounts provided for shall be paid to the secretary-treasurer before the payment of any costs or any claim whatsoever against such fine or forfeiture. The collecting authority shall pay such amounts to the secretary-treasurer on the first day of the month following that in which they were collected or at such other time as the board may provide. With such payment there shall be filed an acceptable form which shows the number of cases in each of the above categories and the amounts due in each category. It shall be the duty of the collecting authority to keep accurate records of the amounts due the board so that the records may be audited or inspected at any time by any representative of the board under its direction. Sums remitted to the secretary-treasurer under this Code section shall be used as provided for elsewhere in this chapter;  (a.1)   Five dollars of each fee collected prior to adjudication of guilt for purposes of pretrial diversion pertaining to any criminal or quasi-criminal case for violation of state statutes, county ordinances, or municipal ordinances as provided for in subsection (f) of Code Section 15-18-80, which case is before any court or tribunal in this state, shall be paid to the secretary-treasurer. The clerk of court as provided for in subsection (f) of Code Section 15-18-80 shall pay such amounts to the secretary-treasurer on the first day of the month following that in which they were collected or at such other time as the board may provide. With such payment there shall be filed an acceptable form from the clerk of court which shows the number of cases in each of the above categories and the amounts due in each category. It shall be the duty of the clerk of court to keep accurate records of the amounts due the board so that the records may be audited or inspected at any time by any representative of the board under its direction. Sums remitted to the secretary-treasurer under this Code section shall be used as provided for elsewhere in this chapter.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-21-2(a) Payment into County Treasury of Fines and Bond Forfeitures

(1) The clerks of the several courts shall pay into the county treasury of the county where the court is held all moneys arising from fines and bond forfeitures collected

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by them and, upon failure to do so, shall be subject to rule and attachment as in the case of defaulting sheriffs;  (2) The provisions of paragraph (1) of this subsection shall not apply to the remainder of any fines, after costs, imposed for violation of any traffic offense provided in or authorized by Chapter 6 of Title 40 on an urban interstate system if the arrest or citation in such case was made or issued by a member of the Uniform Division of the Department of Public Safety's motorcycle enforcement unit, in which case such remainder shall be remitted to the Department of Public Safety and used for the maintenance and enhancement of the department's motorcycle enforcement program;  (3)  As used in this subsection, the term "urban interstate system" means a portion of the national system of interstate and defense highways which: (A)  Is located entirely within any part of this state; and (B)  Includes a single numbered interstate highway which forms a closed loop or perimeter. Where these conditions exist, the urban interstate system shall consist of the interstate highway constituting the closed loop or perimeter and all interstate highways or portions thereof located within such loop or perimeter, not including any portion of any interstate highway outside of the loop or perimeter.

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