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Senate Bill 0373


Senate Bill 0373

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Annual review of unpaid restitution orders. Requires a governmental entity that is the beneficiary of a criminal or juvenile restitution order issued by a state or federal court to annually file a payment status report with the court and with the state board of accounts. Provides that the payment status report must include information on the status of the restitution order, including, if applicable, information concerning any arrearage. Requires the state board of accounts to review the status of a restitution order if it conducts an audit of a governmental entity that is the beneficiary of a restitution order. Grants the issuing court authority to facilitate enforcement of the restitution order, and provides that the attorney general (in the case of a restitution order issued on behalf of the state) or the prosecuting attorney (in the case of a restitution order issued on behalf of a political subdivision) may bring an action to collect a restitution order that is more than one year in arrears. Permits the attorney general or prosecuting attorney to retain not more than 10% of the unpaid restitution order as reimbursement for the costs of bringing the action.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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