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Chapter 488

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  488.027.  Statewide court automation fund fee, amount, disposition. — 1.  In addition to all other court costs provided by law, in all civil cases filed in the circuit courts of this state and in all criminal cases including violations of any municipal or county ordinance heard by an associate circuit judge or any violation of criminal or traffic laws of this state, including an infraction, a fee in an amount determined pursuant to sections 488.015 to 488.020 shall be assessed as costs, except that, no such fee shall be collected in any proceeding involving a violation of an ordinance or state law when a criminal proceeding or defendant has been dismissed by the court or when costs are waived or are to be paid by the state, county or municipality.

  2.  The moneys collected by clerks of the courts pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be collected and disbursed as provided by sections 488.010 to 488.020.  All such moneys shall be payable to the director of revenue, who shall deposit all amounts collected pursuant to this section to the credit of the statewide court automation fund which is established in section 476.055.

  3.  The assessment of court costs authorized by this section shall apply to all cases filed on or after September 1, 1994.


(L. 1994 S.B. 420, A.L. 1996 S.B. 869, A.L. 1997 S.B. 248, A.L. 2000 S.B. 1002 Revision)

Transferred 2000; formerly 476.053

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