Bill Status of HB3404 95th General Assembly
Short Description: COURT FINES-SCHOOLS-DRUG COURT
Rep. Arthur L. Turner
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that the fine for speeding in a school zone is increased by $5 which shall go to the school district or districts in which the offense occurred. Provides that a county with a drug court may adopt a mandatory fee of $5 to fund the drug court, less a 5% clerk processing charge, assessed against any defendant found guilty in a traffic case or who is ordered to pay a fine under the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person found guilty, including court supervision, of a DUI in addition to any other fine is fined $500, or $1,000 for other than a first offense, payable to the clerk to be distributed as follows: $100 to the law enforcement agency or agencies that made the arrest and $400 to the General Revenue Fund. Provides that when a person has been adjudged guilty of a DUI and a crime lab DUI analysis was completed, in addition to any other disposition or fine, a crime lab DUI analysis fee of $150 shall be paid by the defendant. Provides that the court may suspend payment of the fee if the defendant does not have the ability to pay. Provides that if the fine assessed for a first offense of speeding in a construction zone is $250 or greater, there shall be an additional $125 fee paid by the defendant, which shall be deposited into the Transportation Safety Highway Hire-back Fund. Provides for other related changes. Effective immediately.