2020 Senate Bill 78 - Introduced

SDLRC - 2020 Senate Bill 78 - SD Legislature increase funding for court appointed special advocates.

20.386.9 95th Legislative Session 726

2020 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 78

Introduced by: Senator Klumb

An Act to increase funding for court appointed special advocates.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 23-3-52 be AMENDED:

23-3-52. 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 regulations rules 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.

Section 2. That § 23-3-53 be AMENDED:

23-3-53. Collection by clerk of courts--Transmittal to state treasurer--Disposition.

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 indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.

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