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Colorado Colo. Rev. Stat. §17-1-113(4)(e); Colo. Rev. Stat. §17-1-113(5) Inmate copays
(e) The information to be obtained by department personnel at the time of the inmate's medical, dental, mental health, or optometric visit on a standardized department form, including the inmate's
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name, the inmate's identification number, the amount of the copayment assessed, if any, the reason for the visit, the type of service rendered, and the basis for any waiver of the copayment (5) The department shall monitor the information collected pursuant to paragraph (e) of subsection (4) of this section to ensure that the copayment procedures are being applied consistently to all inmate
Obligation to collect or record State/statewide agency
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Florida Fla. Stat. §794.055(3)(c) Access to services for victims of sexual battery
The department shall ensure that funds allocated under this section are expended in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of this section. The department may require an annual
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audit of the expenditures and shall provide a report to the Legislature by February 1 of each year.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis State/statewide agency
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Florida Fla. Stat. §828.27(6) Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty
The governing body of a county or municipality may require mandatory court appearances for certain aggravated violations of a local ordinance resulting in the unprovoked biting, attacking, or wounding of
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a domestic animal; violations resulting in the destruction or loss of personal property; second or subsequent violations of local animal cruelty laws; or violations resulting in the issuance of a third or subsequent citation to a person. The citation must clearly inform the person of the mandatory court appearance. The governing body of the county or municipality shall maintain records to prove the number of citations issued to the person. Persons required to appear in court do not have the option of paying the fine instead of appearing in court.
Obligation to collect or record Local jurisdiction
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Florida Fla. Stat. §938.19(5) Teen courts
A teen court must account for all funds received under this section in a written report to the board of county commissioners. The report must be given to the commissioners
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by August 1 of each year or by a date required by the commissioners.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis Municipal court
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Florida Fla. Stat. §939.185(1)(a) Assessment of additional court costs and surcharges
Each county receiving funds under this section shall report the amount of funds collected pursuant to this section and an itemized list of expenditures for all authorized programs and activities.
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The report shall be submitted in a format developed by the Supreme Court to the Governor, the Chief Financial Officer, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives on a quarterly basis beginning with the quarter ending September 30, 2004. Quarterly reports shall be submitted no later than 30 days after the end of the quarter. Any unspent funds at the close of the county fiscal year allocated under subparagraphs 2., 3., and 4., shall be transferred for use pursuant to subparagraph 1.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis County
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Florida Fla. Stat. §316.1937(2)(b) Ignition interlock devices, requiring; unlawful acts
(2) If the court imposes the use of an ignition interlock device, the court shall:(a) Stipulate on the record the requirement for, and the period of, the use of a
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certified ignition interlock device. (b) Order that the records of the department reflect such requirement. (c) Order that an ignition interlock device be installed, as the court may determine necessary, on any vehicle owned or operated by the person. (d) Determine the person’s ability to pay for installation of the device if the person claims inability to pay. If the court determines that the person is unable to pay for installation of the device, the court may order that any portion of a fine paid by the person for a violation of s. 316.193 shall be allocated to defray the costs of installing the device. (e) Require proof of installation of the device and periodic reporting to the department for verification of the operation of the device in the person’s vehicle.
Obligation to collect or record Department of Motor Vehicles
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Florida Fla. Stat. §985.039(10) Cost of supervision; cost of care
The department or the collection agency shall provide to the payor documentation of the payment of any fee paid pursuant to this section. Except as provided in subsection (9), all
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payments received by the department or the collection agency pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the department’s Grants and Donations Trust Fund.
Obligation to respond to public records requests State/statewide agency
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Florida Fla. Stat. §938.15(2) Criminal justice education for local government
The Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission may inspect and copy the documentation of independent audits conducted of the municipalities and counties which make such assessments to ensure that such
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assessments have been made and that expenditures are in conformance with the requirements of this subsection and with other applicable procedures.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis State/statewide agency
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Florida Fla. Stat. §28.24 Service charges The clerk of the circuit court shall charge for services rendered manually or electronically by the clerk’s office in recording documents and instruments and in performing other specified duties. Obligation to collect or record Clerk
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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-37(b)(2) Supervision fees The funds in which supervision fees are deposited shall be administered by the county and the court may draw upon them by submitting invoices to the county. Obligation to report/conduct analysis State courts
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Idaho Idaho code § 19-5304(12) Restitution - presentence report (12) Every presentence report shall include a full statement of economic loss suffered by the victim or victims of the defendant’s crime or crimes. Obligation to collect or record Supervision agency
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Illinois 725 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/113-3.1(d) Payment for Court-Appointed Counsel The Clerk of the Circuit Court shall keep records and make reports to the court concerning funds paid under this Section in whatever manner the court directs. Obligation to collect or record State courts
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Illinois 730 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/5-9-1.6 Fine for domestic battery
Not later than March 1 of each year the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall submit to the State Comptroller a report of the amount of funds remitted by him
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to the State Treasurer under this Section during the preceding calendar year. Except as otherwise provided by Supreme Court Rules, if a court in sentencing an offender levies a gross amount for fine, costs, fees and penalties, the amount of the additional penalty provided for herein shall be collected from the amount remaining after deducting from the gross amount levied all fees of the Circuit Clerk, the State's Attorney and the Sheriff. After deducting from the gross amount levied the fees and additional penalty provided for herein, less any other additional penalties provided by law, the clerk shall remit the net balance remaining to the entity authorized by law to receive the fine imposed in the case. For purposes of this Section “fees of the Circuit Clerk” shall include, if applicable, the fee provided for under Section 27.3a of the Clerks of Courts Act1 and the fee, if applicable, payable to the county in which the violation occurred under Section 5-1101 of the Counties Code.2
Obligation to collect or record State courts
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Kansas Kan. Stat. Ann. § 21-5821 Crimes Involving Property: Giving a worthless check
In addition to all other costs and fees allowed by law, each prosecutor who takes any action under the provisions of this section may collect from the issuer in such
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action an administrative handling cost, except in cases filed in a court of appropriate jurisdiction. The cost shall not exceed $10 for each check. If the issuer of the check is convicted in a district court, the administrative handling costs may be assessed as part of the court costs in the matter. The moneys collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited into a trust fund which shall be administered by the board of county commissioners. The funds shall be expended only with the approval of the board of county commissioners, but may be used to help fund the normal operating expenses of the county or district attorney's office.
Obligation to collect or record Prosecutor, State/statewide agency
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Kansas Kan. Stat. Ann. § 22-4529 Entitlement of defendant to counsel; application fee; disposition of moneys
Any defendant entitled to counsel pursuant to Kan. Stat. Ann. § 22-4503, and amendments thereto, shall pay an application fee in the amount of $100 to the clerk of the
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district court. Any defendant entitled to counsel in a proceeding for a violation of a condition of release pursuant to Kan. Stat. Ann. § 22-3716, and amendments thereto, shall pay an application fee of $100 to the clerk of the district court. Such fee shall be paid regardless of whether the defendant has paid application fees pursuant to this section in any other proceeding. If it appears to the satisfaction of the court that payment of the application fee will impose manifest hardship on the defendant, the court may waive payment of all or part of the application fee. All moneys received pursuant to this section shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of Kan. Stat. Ann. § 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the indigents' defense services fund. If the defendant is acquitted or the case is dismissed, any application fee paid pursuant to this section shall be remitted to the defendant.
Obligation to collect or record Clerk, State/statewide agency
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Montana Mont. Code Ann. § 3-1-511 Procedure--contempt committed in presence of court
When a contempt is committed in the immediate view and presence of the court or judge at chambers and the contemptuous conduct requires immediate action in order to restore order,
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maintain the dignity or authority of the court, or prevent delay, it may be punished summarily. An order must be made reciting the facts that occurred in the judge's immediate view and presence and adjudging that the person proceeded against is guilty of a contempt and that the person must be punished as prescribed in the order. An order may not be issued unless the person proceeded against has been informed of the contempt and given an opportunity to defend or explain the person's conduct. A person may be adjudged guilty of and penalized for criminal contempt under this section by a fine in an amount not to exceed $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days, or both, and by any other reasonable conditions or restrictions that the court may consider appropriate under the circumstances.
Obligation to collect or record All courts
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Oklahoma Okla. Stat. tit. 22, § 114C Restitution Agreements The district attorney shall keep full records of all restitution monies received and disbursed. These records shall be audited at the same time the county funds are audited. Obligation to collect or record State/statewide agency
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-2 Violation of parking regulations in the city of Newport
The city of Newport is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the Newport city council may, from time to time, establish for violation of traffic ordinances. The city
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council may designate the police department for the purpose of collecting any fines, when the offender desires to dispose of the charge without personal appearance in court within seven (7) days from notification of the fine. The police department is authorized to receive the fines, directly or by mail, from any person charged with violation of any provision of the ordinances of the city relating to traffic and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the director of finance of the city. All charges, records and payments shall be immediately entered by the police in their books, containing records of the violations, their disposition, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the finance director of the city. In the event the offender refuses or neglects to dispose of the charges within seven (7) days, then he or she shall be brought before the district court of the state of Rhode Island, second division, for trial and for any disposition of the case that the court may decide to be proper, in which case, the provisions of § 12-14-1, relating to fines and their disposition, shall prevail.
Obligation to collect or record Law enforcement
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-3 Violations of Central Falls ordinance
The city of Central Falls is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the council committee on police may, from time to time, establish for violation of traffic ordinances.
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The council committee on police may designate one person who shall act as clerk of the police department for the purpose of collecting fines as provided in this section, when the offender decides to dispose of the charge without personal appearance in court, within seven (7) days from notification of the fine. The police clerk of the police department is authorized to receive the fines directly from any person charged with a violation of any provision of the ordinances of the city relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police clerk to the city treasurer. All charges, records and payments shall be immediately entered by the clerk of police, and the books of the clerk of police containing records of the violations, their dispositions, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once each month by the city auditor of the city. In the event the offender refuses or neglects to dispose of the charges before seven (7) days, then he or she shall be brought before the district court for the fifth division for trial and for any disposition of the case that the court may decide to be proper, in which case the provisions of § 12-14-1 relating to fines and their disposition shall prevail.
Obligation to collect or record Law enforcement
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-5 Violations of Cranston ordinance
The city of Cranston is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the committee on police of the city council may, from time to time, establish as fines for
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violation of traffic ordinances. The committee on police may designate the police department for the purpose of collecting the fines as provided in this section, when the offender decides to dispose of the charge without personal appearance in court within seven (7) days from notification. The police department is authorized to receive the fines directly from any person charged with violation of any provision of the ordinances of the city relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the city treasurer. All charges, records, and payments shall be immediately entered by the police and the books of the police containing records of the violations, their dispositions, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the city auditor of the city. In the event the offender refuses or neglects to dispose of the charges within seven (7) days, then he or she shall be brought before the district court for the sixth division for trial and for any disposition of the case that the court may decide to be proper, in which case the provisions of § 12-14-1, relating to fines and their disposition, shall prevail.
Obligation to collect or record Law enforcement