SB 1964 — Court-related Assessments
by Budget Committee
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Prepared by: Budget Committee (BC)
This bill makes the following changes:
- Provides that a monetary assessment mandated by law shall be imposed and included in the judgment without regard to whether the assessment is announced in open court.
- Requires the clerks of court to develop a uniform form for the identification and imposition of all assessments mandated by statutes.
- Refines the definition of assessment data elements collected by the clerks of court.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2012.
Vote: Senate 39-0; House 110-5