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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.
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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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Tennessee Tenn. Code Ann. § 40-14-103(b) Administrative Fee - Court-Appointed Counsel
As part of the clerk's regular monthly report, each clerk of court, who is responsible for collecting administrative fees pursuant to this section, shall file a report with the court
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and with the administrative director of the courts. The report shall indicate the following:(A) Number of defendants for whom the court appointed counsel; (B) Number of defendants for whom the court waived the administrative fee; (C) Number of defendants from whom the clerk collected administrative fees; (D) Total amount of commissions retained by the clerk from the administrative fees; and (E) Total amount of administrative fees forwarded by the clerk to the state treasurer.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis State courts
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Utah Utah Code Ann. § 41-3-704 Penalty waiver
Upon making a record of its actions, and upon reasonable cause shown, the commission may waive, reduce, or compromise any of the civil penalties imposed by the division under this
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chapter.
Obligation to collect or record Traffic court
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Michigan 600.4845(1) Money from fines and penalties
The county treasurer shall credit all fines for the violation of the penal laws to the library fund and all other penalties to the general fund; and he shall account
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therefor to the board of supervisors annually.
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Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws § 769.1k(8) Imposition of fine, cost, or assessment; availability of information to defendant; reports; nonpayment of costs.
If the court imposes any cost under subsection (1)(b)(iii), no later than March 31 of each year the clerk of the court shall transmit a report to the state court
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administrative office in a manner prescribed by the state court administrative office that contains all of the following information for the previous calendar year:
Obligation to report/conduct analysis All courts
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Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws § 769.1a(16) Order of restitution
If a defendant who is ordered to pay restitution under this section is remanded to the jurisdiction of the department of corrections, the court shall provide a copy of the
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order of restitution to the department of corrections when the defendant is ordered remanded to the department's jurisdiction.
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Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.1211(3) Admission to veteran's treatment court
Each veterans treatment court shall report quarterly to the state court administrative office on the funds received and expended by that veterans treatment court in a manner prescribed by the
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state court administrative office.
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Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws § 780.830a(2) Deductions and payments The sheriff shall notify the defendant and the court in writing of all deductions and payments made under this section Obligation to collect or record County
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Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws § 780.796b(4) Deductions and payments - juveniles
he department of corrections, sheriff, department of human services, or county juvenile agency, as applicable, shall notify the juvenile and the court in writing of all deductions and payments made
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under this section. 
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Tennessee Tenn. Code Ann. § 41-4-136 Jailers fees; audits
The jailer's fees for county prisoners shall be referred monthly to the county mayor for inspection, who shall audit the fees and cause the clerk to issue a warrant for
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the amount allowed.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis County
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Kansas Kan. Stat. Ann. § 45-411 Judicial records; supreme court rules
The state records board shall have no control over the disposition of judicial records. The supreme court shall make appropriate rules regarding the preservation or disposition of state judicial
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records, including appellate, district and other courts.
Obligation to collect or record All courts, State courts
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Kansas Kan. Stat. Ann. § 8-2115 Records of traffic cases; transmittal of abstracts to division; form; effect of noncompliance; public inspection of records; notice of final disposition of appeals
(a) Every municipal judge or judge of a court not of record and every clerk of a court of record shall keep a full record of every case in which
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a person is charged with any violation of this act or of any other law regulating the operation of vehicles on highways or for the violation of an ordinance of any city defining any offense the provisions of which are identical with provisions of this act, or fixing a limitation upon the speed of vehicles pursuant to the provisions of this act. (b) Within 10 days after the conviction or forfeiture of bail or an appearance bond of a person upon a charge of violating any provisions of this act or other law or city ordinance regulating the operation of vehicles on highways, every judge or clerk of the court in which such conviction was had or bail or bond was forfeited shall prepare and immediately electronically forward to the division an abstract of the record of the court covering the case in which such person was so convicted or forfeited bail or bond. The abstract shall be forwarded in an electronic format approved by the division...(e) The division shall electronically file all abstracts received hereunder at its main office and the same shall be open to public inspection during reasonable business hours.
Obligation to collect or record All courts, Clerk
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Washington DC DC ST § 11-1745 Reports and records
(a) The Executive Officer shall prepare and publish, subject to the approval of the Joint Committee, the annual report of the District of Columbia court system of the work of
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the courts and their operations during the preceding year together with any recommendations relating to the courts. The principal purpose of the annual report shall be to provide meaningful and objective information concerning the performance, progress, and problems of the District of Columbia courts. The report shall include narrative comments analyzing the significance of statistical data and shall show trends with regard to the work of such courts, current data on the age and type of pending cases, and methods of disposition of cases. Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the respective chief judges from preparing and publishing any other reports as they may wish.(b) The Executive Officer shall be responsible for maintaining and safeguarding the records of the courts. Except for those records required by law to be kept under court seal, the Executive Officer shall make the records available at all reasonable times to -- (1) the United States Department of Justice, (2) the Mayor of the District of Columbia, (3) the District of Columbia Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure, and (4) such other agencies as the Joint Committee may specify.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis State courts
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Washington DC DC ST § 11-1723 Fiscal Officer
(a) There shall be a Fiscal Officer in the District of Columbia court system who shall be responsible for the budget of the court system and for the accounts of
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the courts, subject to the supervision of the Executive Officer. (b) The Fiscal Officer shall receive, safeguard, and account for all fees, costs, payments, and deposits of money or other items, and shall be responsible for depositing in the Treasury of the United States all fines, forfeitures, fees, unclaimed deposits, and other moneys. (c) The Fiscal Officer shall be responsible for the approval of vouchers and shall arrange for an annual independent audit of the accounts of the courts.
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Washington DC DC R CT RPTR Handbook D.C. Court Reporter Handbook
The Court Reporting and Recording Division for the District Columbia Courts is responsible for the recording of all Superior Court proceedings and the timely production of transcripts (upon written request
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and with proper financial arrangements having been made).
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Washington DC DC ST § 5-113.06 Records open to public inspection
(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the records to be kept by paragraphs (1), (2), and (4) of § 5-113.01 shall be open to public inspection
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when not in actual use, and this requirement shall be enforceable by mandatory injunction issued by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on the application of any person.(b) The name, address, date of birth, occupation, and photograph of any person convicted of a violation of Chapter 27 of Title 22, shall be made available to the public upon written request, in exchange for a reasonable fee established by the Mayor or his or her designee.
Obligation to respond to public records requests Law enforcement
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Washington DC DC ST § 11-1745 Reports and records
(a) The Executive Officer shall prepare and publish, subject to the approval of the Joint Committee, the annual report of the District of Columbia court system of the work of
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the courts and their operations during the preceding year together with any recommendations relating to the courts. The principal purpose of the annual report shall be to provide meaningful and objective information concerning the performance, progress, and problems of the District of Columbia courts. The report shall include narrative comments analyzing the significance of statistical data and shall show trends with regard to the work of such courts, current data on the age and type of pending cases, and methods of disposition of cases. Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the respective chief judges from preparing and publishing any other reports as they may wish.(b) The Executive Officer shall be responsible for maintaining and safeguarding the records of the courts. Except for those records required by law to be kept under court seal, the Executive Officer shall make the records available at all reasonable times to -- (1) the United States Department of Justice, (2) the Mayor of the District of Columbia, (3) the District of Columbia Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure, and (4) such other agencies as the Joint Committee may specify.
Obligation to report/conduct analysis State courts