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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 § 568 Duties of clerks as to records; fees

All clerks of courts shall receive and safely keep all such records and papers lodged in their offices and give attested copies thereof, for which they shall receive the same

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fees as a notary. Such copies shall be as valid as if certified by notaries.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1943 Fines, costs and forfeitures in Superior Court

Every clerk of a Superior Court shall render under oath a detailed account of all fines, costs and forfeitures upon convictions and sentences before the court and shall pay them

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into the State Treasury on or before the 15th day of the month following the collection of such fines, costs and forfeitures.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 1 §408-A Public records available for inspection and copying

Except as otherwise provided by statute, a person has the right to inspect and copy any public record in accordance with this section within a reasonable time of making the

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request to inspect or copy the public record.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §554 Accounting by clerks

Clerks of judicial courts shall account monthly for all fees received by them or payable to them by virtue of their office, except those portions of fees collected for passports

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and naturalization proceedings that are payable to the Federal Government, specify the items and pay the whole amount of the same to the Treasurer of State at such times and in such manner as the Chief Justice of the Superior Court or the Chief Justice's designee from time to time specifies.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1942 Duty of clerks to collect fines nd costs or to issue process for collection

Each clerk of court, in default of payment to him of fines, forfeitures and bills of costs, shall issue warrants of distress, or such other process therefor as the court

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finds necessary to enforce the execution of any order, sentence or judgment in behalf of the State, deliver them to the sheriff, or to such constable as the district attorney directs, and enter of record the name of the officer and the time when they are delivered to him. 

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §557 Receipt and discharge of fines and costs voluntarily paid

The clerk shall receive all fines, forfeitures and bills of costs imposed or accruing to the use of the State when paid or tendered to him before a precept is

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issued to enforce collection, give discharges therefor and enter them of record.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §564 Record of criminal or traffic infraction cases; certain convictions or adjudications not criminal records

In indictments, clerks shall make records of the process, proceedings, judgment and sentence as the Supreme Judicial Court may prescribe by rule. 

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 4 §565 Examination and correction of records

The Chief Justice of the Superior Court may cause the records of each clerk to be examined and when found deficient, direct them to be immediately made or corrected .

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1941 Duties of clerks as to certificates of fines

Clerks of court shall attest triplicate copies of certificates of all fees, fines and bail forfeitures imposed and accruing to the State at such intervals as the Chief Justice of

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the Supreme Judicial Court or his designee may direct, and deliver one of these copies to the State Auditor, to the Chief Justice or his designee and retain one in the clerk’s office.

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Maine Me. Rev. Stat. tit 15 §1982 Receipts for process for recovery of fines

Every sheriff or other officer to whom any process for the recovery of such fine, forfeiture or costs is committed by the clerk of courts shall, at the next session

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of the court in the same county, produce a receipt in full for the same or assign a satisfactory excuse for not so doing.

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Nevada Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 4.090 Justice of the peace to keep record of fees charged
The justice of the peace shall keep in his or her office a fee book or electronic record in which he or she shall enter in detail the title of
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the matter, proceeding or action, and the fees charged therein. The fee book or electronic record, as applicable, shall be open to public inspection.
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Nevada Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 176.062(2) Administrative assessment for felony or gross misdemeanor: Collection; distribution; limitations on use 2. The money collected for an administrative assessment: . . . (c) Must be stated separately on the court's docket. Obligation to collect or record All courts
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Nevada Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 4.060 (4) Fees for justice of the peace; disposition; special account for justice court; report to board of county commissioners
Except as otherwise provided by an ordinance adopted pursuant to the provisions of NRS 244.207, the justice of the peace shall, on or before the fifth day of each month, account
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for . . . all fees collected pursuant to subsection 1 during the preceding month
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Nevada Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 4.060 (8) Fees for justice of the peace; disposition; special account for justice court; report to board of county commissioners
Each justice court that collects fees pursuant to this section shall submit to the board of county commissioners of the county in which the justice court is located an annual
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report that contains:(a) An estimate of the amount of money that the county treasurer will deposit into the special account pursuant to subsection 6 from fees collected by the justice court for the following fiscal year; and (b) A proposal for any expenditures by the justice court from the special account for the following fiscal year.
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