Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1247

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 31-34-8-9; IC 31-37-9-10.

Synopsis: Juvenile law informal adjustment program fee. Permits the clerk of the court to collect an informal adjustment program fee when a juvenile court orders a child to participate in a program of informal adjustment.

Effective: Upon passage.





Ripley




    January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1247



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning courts and court officers.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 31-34-8-9; (07)IN1247.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 31-34-8-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 9. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the probation department for the juvenile court shall:
        (1) collect the informal adjustment program fee set by section 8 of this chapter; and
        (2) transfer the collected informal adjustment program fees to the county auditor not later than thirty (30) days after the fees are collected.
     (b) With the consent of the clerk of the court, the juvenile court may issue an order directing the clerk of the court to collect informal adjustment program fees. The order may apply to a single proceeding, a class of proceedings, or all proceedings in which a child is ordered to participate in a program of informal adjustment. If the clerk of the court collects an informal adjustment program fee, the clerk may keep not more than three percent (3%) of the fee to defray the administrative costs of

collecting the fee and shall deposit any fee kept under this subsection in the clerk's record perpetuation fund established under IC 33-37-5-2 or, if directed by the county fiscal body, the county general fund.
    (b) (c) The county auditor shall deposit the fees (excluding any administrative fee collected under subsection (b)) in the county user fee fund established by IC 33-37-8-5.

SOURCE: IC 31-37-9-10; (07)IN1247.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 31-37-9-10 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the probation department for the juvenile court shall do the following:
        (1) Collect the informal adjustment program fee set under section 9 of this chapter. and
        (2) Transfer the collected informal adjustment program fees to the county auditor not later than thirty (30) days after the fees are collected.
     (b) With the consent of the clerk of the court, the juvenile court may issue an order directing the clerk of the court to collect informal adjustment program fees. The order may apply to a single proceeding, a class of proceedings, or all proceedings in which a child is ordered to participate in a program of informal adjustment. If the clerk of the court collects an informal adjustment program fee, the clerk may keep not more than three percent (3%) of the fee to defray the administrative costs of collecting the fee and shall deposit any fee kept under this subsection in the clerk's record perpetuation fund established under IC 33-37-5-2 or, if directed by the county fiscal body, the county general fund.
    (b) (c) The county auditor shall deposit the fees (excluding any administrative fee collected under subsection (b)) in the county user fee fund established by IC 33-37-8-5.
SOURCE: ; (07)IN1247.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. An emergency is declared for this act.