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  488.2206.  Circuit No. 37, additional surcharge for a county or municipal judicial facility. — 1.  In addition to all court fees and costs prescribed by law, a surcharge of up to ten dollars shall be assessed as costs in each court proceeding filed in any court within the thirty-first judicial circuit in all criminal cases including violations of any county or municipal ordinance or any violation of a criminal or traffic law of the state, including an infraction, except that no such surcharge shall be collected in any proceeding in any court when the proceeding or defendant has been dismissed by the court or when costs are to be paid by the state, county, or municipality.  For violations of the general criminal laws of the state or county ordinances, no such surcharge shall be collected unless it is authorized, by order, ordinance, or resolution by the county government where the violation occurred.  For violations of municipal ordinances, no such surcharge shall be collected unless it is authorized by order, ordinance, or resolution by the municipal government where the violation occurred.  Such surcharges shall be collected and disbursed by the clerk of each respective court responsible for collecting court costs in the manner provided by sections 488.010 to 488.020, and shall be payable to the treasurer of the political subdivision authorizing such surcharge.

  2.  Each county or municipality shall use all funds received pursuant to this section only to pay for the costs associated with the land assemblage and purchase, construction, maintenance, and operation of any county or municipal judicial facility including, but not limited to, debt service, utilities, maintenance, and building security.  The county or municipality shall maintain records identifying such operating costs, and any moneys not needed for the operating costs of the county or municipal judicial facility shall be transmitted quarterly to the general revenue fund of the county or municipality respectively.


(L. 2014 H.B. 1231 merged with H.B. 1238 merged with S.B. 621)

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