1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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APA Study Language-Fines & Fees (language only)

Item 17 #3c

Item 17 #3c

Legislative Department
Auditor of Public Accounts

Page 11, following line 17, insert:
"The Auditor of Public Accounts shall continue to examine the results of Circuit and District Court collection efforts and methods for unpaid fines, fees, and costs, including those methods used by Commonwealth's Attorneys for delinquent accounts.  This review should consider alternative methods, including contracting and other sources, for improving the collection of fines, fees, and costs, and should compare the costs related to the collection efforts.  The Auditor of Public Accounts shall report his findings to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 1, 1998."

(This amendment continues the Auditor of Public Accounts' study of the collection of unpaid court fines, fees, and costs.)