SDLRC - 2020 Senate Bill 78 - SD Legislature increase funding for court appointed special advocates.
An Act to increase funding for court
appointed special advocates.
by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
That § 23-3-52 be AMENDED:
Liquidated costs assessed for law enforcement and judicial
expenses for personnel, training, and facilities--Amount.
In addition to any other penalty, assessment, or fine provided by
law, there shall be levied liquidated costs in the amount of
forty forty-three dollars for partial reimbursement
to state government and its subdivisions for law enforcement and
judicial expenses incurred in providing the personnel, training, and
facilities relative to the criminal justice system and to the 911
emergency reporting system, on each conviction for the following:
(1) Violation of state statutes or
having criminal penalties; or
(2) Violation of county or municipal ordinances.
If a fine is suspended in whole or in part, the liquidated costs for
law enforcement and training may not be reduced, except that the
judge may waive all or any part of the payment of liquidated costs
which would work a hardship on the person convicted or on the
person's immediate family.
That § 23-3-53 be AMENDED:
Collection by clerk of courts--Transmittal to state
After a determination by the court of the amount due, the clerk of
courts shall collect the amount due and transmit such amount monthly
to the state treasurer. The state treasurer shall place thirty
dollars of the
forty forty-three dollar fee
into the law enforcement officers training fund, six dollars of the
forty forty-three dollar fee into the court appointed
attorney and public defender payment fund, two
five dollars of the forty forty-three
dollar fee into the court appointed special advocates fund, one
dollar of the forty forty-three dollar fee
into the 911 telecommunicator training fund, and one dollar of the
forty forty-three dollar fee into the abused
and neglected child defense fund.
Catchlines are not law.
(§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores
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