2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Joannou
Retain Fees of the Clerks of Circuit Court (language only)

Item 422 #2h

Item 422 #2h

Public Safety
Compensation Board

Page 288, after line 13 insert:
"N.  Notwithstanding any other provision of the law to the contrary, beginning July 1, 2010, six percent of any local fee collected by a clerk of the circuit court shall be retained by the office and shall be deposited with the Compensation Board.  Such funds shall be deposited into a special nonreverting fund, to be created by the Comptroller, known as the "Clerk of Circuit Court Trust Fund".  Funds deposited into the trust fund shall be used to support the operations of the clerk of circuit courts throughout the Commonwealth."

(This amendment requires clerks of circuit courts to contribute six percent of local fees collected into a special fund which will be used to fund the operations of these offices throughout the Commonwealth.)