HB 80

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Coosa Co., sheriff, booking fee, imposed on each person booked in co. jail, distribution of revenues
Description

Relating to Coosa County; to provide for a booking fee to be imposed on each person booked into the Coosa County Jail and subsequently convicted of a crime; to provide for the collection of the booking fee; and to provide for the distribution of the revenues derived from the booking fee.

Subjects
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Relating to Coosa County; to provide for a booking fee to be imposed on each person booked into the Coosa County Jail and subsequently convicted of a crime; to provide for the collection of the booking fee; and to provide for the distribution of the revenues derived from the booking fee.

Section 1

(a) In Coosa County, a booking fee in the amount of thirty dollars ($30) shall be assessed against and collected from each person booked or incarcerated into the Coosa County Jail and subsequently convicted. The fee assessed pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any fines, court costs, or other charges imposed. (b) The booking fee imposed by this section shall be assessed against a defendant upon conviction by a court of law where the defendant is convicted. The clerk of the court shall enter the amount of the fee as provided in this section on the docket sheet and shall collect the fee in the same manner and the same time as court costs. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the fee shall not be deemed a court cost based on collection by the clerk. (c) If the defendant has his or her sentence commuted to time served, the booking fee shall be waived. (d) The revenues derived from the booking fee shall be distributed as follows: Twenty dollars ($20) of the fee shall be distributed to the Coosa County Sheriff's Department Law Enforcement Fund and ten dollars ($10) of the fee shall be distributed to the General Fund of Coosa County to be used by the Coosa County Commission for operation of the county jail. (e) Any revenues derived from this section shall be in addition to other funding sources for the Coosa County Sheriff's Office and the Coosa County Commission and shall not reduce or replace any funding from any other sources.

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

No articles found.
Action Date Chamber Action
January 25, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-39.
January 25, 2018HForwarded to Governor on January 25, 2018 at 1:05 p.m. on January 25, 2018.
January 25, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
January 25, 2018HEnrolled
January 25, 2018HPassed Second House
January 25, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 109
January 25, 2018SThird Reading Passed
January 23, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 16, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
January 16, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 13
January 16, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 11, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-01-25
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Failed