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Chapter 550

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  550.260.  Copy of court cost bill filed with treasurer — warrants — criminal court cost bills recorded. — 1.  All criminal court cost bills shall be certified for payment as herein provided, and in addition thereto the circuit clerks of each county shall make copies of all original criminal court cost bills certified to the director of the department of corrections for payment, and shall file the same with the treasurers of their respective counties, and the city of St.  Louis, at the time of transmitting the original for payment.

  2.  When criminal court cost bills are certified to the director of the department of corrections, warrants shall be drawn on the state treasurer as provided by law, provided that the amounts due to the state contained within such criminal court cost bills may be withheld by the state before payment is made to the counties.  Costs payable to the state contained in such criminal costs bills shall not be reimbursed to the counties, but the county shall be reimbursed only for those costs payable to the county.  Payment shall be transmitted to the treasurer of the county from whence the bill originated, or the city of St. Louis.  When any criminal cost bill shall be certified to the county commission or the comptroller of the city of St. Louis for payment, the county clerk, or the comptroller of the city of St. Louis, when the same is allowed, shall draw a warrant on the county treasurer or city treasurer in payment thereof, and deliver the same to the county treasurer, or to the treasurer of the city of St. Louis, together with a list of the names of the various parties to whom the fees are due, stating the amount due each person.

  3.  The treasurers, on receipt of any such warrants and criminal court cost bills, shall record the criminal court cost bills in a well-bound book arranged with appropriate headings, so that the same shall correspond, as near as may be, with the accounts required to be kept by other officers in section 50.470.


(RSMo 1939 § 4248, A. 1949 H.B. 2146, A.L. 1996 S.B. 869, A.L. 1999 S.B. 1, et al., A.L. 2006 S.B. 870)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3853; 1919 § 4196; 1909 § 5404

Effective 7-01-06

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