SB 1270: Penalties and Fees
Penalties and Fees; Requiring a certain application to provide the applicant with the option to fulfill any court-ordered financial obligation associated with a case by enrolling in a payment plan or by completing community service if ordered by the court; revising requirements relating to the payment of court-related fines or other monetary penalties, fees, charges, and costs; authorizing the clerk to refer any application believed to be fraudulent to the court for review; prohibiting the suspension of a person’s driver license solely for failure to pay certain financial obligations if the person requests a hearing and demonstrates specified circumstances to the court, after notice of a penalty and before the suspension takes place; requiring a court to inquire at the time a certain civil penalty is ordered whether the person is able to pay it, etc.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
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- Transportation (TR)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 147
• Introduced -SJ 147
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 01/18/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 204
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 204
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/14/18, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 354
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 354
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
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