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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-4 Violations of Bristol, Johnston, Narragansett, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Warren, Westerly, West Warwick, and North Providence ordinances
The towns of Bristol, Johnston, Narrangansett, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Warren, Westerly, West Warwick and North Providence are authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the respective town council
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may, from time to time, establish for violation of traffic ordinances. The town councils 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 the notification. 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 town relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town 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 a town auditor of the town. 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 first, fourth, or sixth divisions, as the case may be, 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-6 Violations of Warwick ordinances
The city of Warwick is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the police commission of the city of Warwick may, from time to time, establish for violation of
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traffic ordinances. The police department shall collect 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 fines directly from any person charged with a violation of any provision of the ordinance 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 the 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 third 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-7 Violations of Pawtucket ordinances
The city of Pawtucket is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the public safety commission of the city of Pawtucket may, from time to time, establish for violation
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of traffic ordinances. The police department shall collect 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 fines directly from any person charged with a violation of any provision of the ordinance 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 the records of the violations, their disposition, 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 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-8 Violations of Charlestown ordinance
The town of Charlestown is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the committee on police of the town council may, from time to time, establish for violation of
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traffic ordinances. The committee on police may designate 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. 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 town relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town 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 town auditor of the town. 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 fourth 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-10 Violations of traffic and parking regulations in the town of Jamestown
A person charged with the violation of any provision of the ordinances relating to parking and/or traffic ordained by the town council of the town of Jamestown, and a person
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charged with a violation of any parking regulation of the state traffic commission relating to parking in Jamestown, notified in writing by a police officer to appear on a day and hour stated in the notice to answer the charge before the district court of the second division, instead of personally appearing in court may in person or by one duly authorized by him or her in writing appear at the Jamestown police station, admit the truth of the charge and pay to the officer in charge of the police station the amount of the fine set forth in the ordinance or parking regulation of the state traffic commission for violations, and the police department shall collect 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 fines directly from any person charged with a violation, and money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town treasurer. All charges, records, and payments shall be immediately entered by the police and the books of the police containing the records of the violations, their dispositions and money received as fines, shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the town treasurer of the town. 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 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. In addition the offender may mail the fine in accordance with the applicable provisions of the general laws.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-11 Violations of parking regulations in the town of Barrington
The town of Barrington is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the Barrington town council may, from time to time, establish for violation of any provision of the
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ordinances relating to parking. The town council may designate the police department for the purpose of collecting fines as provided in this section, when the offender desires 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 or by mail, from any person charged with violation of any provision of the ordinances of the town relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town treasurer of Barrington. All charges, records, and payments shall be immediately entered by the police in their books containing records of violations, and their disposition, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the town treasurer of the town. 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, first 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-12 Violations of parking regulations in the town of Smithfield
The town of Smithfield is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the Smithfield town council may, from time to time, establish for violation of any provision of the
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ordinances relating to parking. The town council may designate the police department for the purpose of collecting fines as provided in this section, when the offender desires to dispose of the charge without personal appearance in court, within seven (7) days from notification. The police department is authorized to receive fines, directly or by mail, from any person charged with violation of any provision of the ordinances of the town relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town treasurer of Smithfield. All charges, records, and payments shall be immediately entered by the police in the books of the police containing records of violations and their disposition, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the town treasurer of the town. 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, seventh 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 12-14-14 Violations of parking regulations in the town of Portsmouth
The town of Portsmouth is authorized and empowered to fix any fines that the Portsmouth town council may, from time to time, establish for violation of any provision of the
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ordinances relating to parking. The town council may designate the police department for the purpose of collecting the fines as provided in this section, when the offender desires 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 or by mail, from any person charged with violation of any provision of the ordinances of the town relating to traffic, and the money so received and collected shall be turned over by the police to the town treasurer of Portsmouth. All charges, records, and payments shall be immediately entered by the police in their books containing records of violations and their disposition, and money received as fines shall be audited not less than once every three (3) months by the town finance director's office of the town. 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.
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Rhode Island R.I. Gen. Laws. Ann. § 8-15-11(b) Electronic filing and online payments
The collection of technology surcharges shall be monitored and supervised by the judiciary's director of finance and shall be deposited into a restricted receipt account designated as “Rhode Island judiciary
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technology surcharge account,” the proceeds of which shall be solely for use by the judiciary in support of its technology infrastructure and case management system. On or before January 15, 2015, and annually thereafter on or before January 15, the judiciary's director of finance shall file a report with the governor, the speaker of the house, and the president of the senate detailing: (1) The total amount of funds collected and deposited into the judiciary technology surcharge account for the most recently completed fiscal year; (2) The fund balance as of the date of the report; (3) An itemization of all expenditures and other uses of said funds from said account for the most recently completed fiscal year; and (4) An annual evaluation as to the appropriateness of the amount of the technology surcharge or fee.
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