Introduced House Bill (H)

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Court fees. Provides that the clerk of a court shall collect a $5 fee for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, paper, or transcript. (Under current law, the fee is $1.) Specifies that fees collected for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, paper, or transcript are deposited into the clerk's record perpetuation fund (fund). Provides that a clerk shall, on the fifth day of each month, distribute 50% of the fee collected for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, Court fees. Provides that the clerk of a court shall collect a $5 fee for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, paper, or transcript. (Under current law, the fee is $1.) Specifies that fees collected for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, paper, or transcript are deposited into the clerk's record perpetuation fund (fund). Provides that a clerk shall, on the fifth day of each month, distribute 50% of the fee collected for a certificate under seal attached in authentication of a copy of any record, paper, or transcript in the previous calendar month to the county auditor for deposit into the county general fund. Provides that the sheriff, as opposed to the clerk, collects the $60 fee for out-of-state service. Specifies that a sheriff may collect a service of process fee one time for out-of-state service and may not collect an additional service of process fee for any out-of-state postjudgment service. Provides that a clerk shall keep 3% of collected probation user's fees to defray the clerk's administrative costs. (Under current law, the clerk may, but is not required to, keep 3% of collected probation user's fees.) Authorizes a clerk to collect a home detention fee and keep not more than 3% of the fee to defray the administrative costs of collecting the fee. Specifies that the clerk shall deposit the fee in the fund. Establishes a process for a clerk to distribute the fee. ... View more