1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Court Collection Guidelines (language only)

Item 22 #2c

Item 22 #2c

Judicial Department
Supreme Court
Supreme Court FY1999 5.00 FY2000 5.00 FTE

Page 14, after line 35 insert:
"E.  The Supreme Court of Virginia shall establish a procedure for all clerks of all courts in the Commonwealth to accept the remittance of unpaid delinquent court ordered fines, fees, and costs whose collection has been contracted to private collection agents.  Such procedures shall include provisions for the assessment of a fee from such agents, or a deduction from the receivables of such agents, which is adequate to account for the direct and indirect costs of processing such payments.  The Court shall further develop a system to process and report on such collections.  To the extent necessary to implement the provisions of this paragraph, the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to approve a working capital advance or Treasury loan for such purpose upon the request of the Supreme Court of Virginia."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)