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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Blood sample and chemical test fee. Provides that in a court action in which a defendant is found to have committed a crime, violated a statute defining an infraction, or violated an ordinance of a municipal corporation, if a: (1) blood sample is obtained from the defendant at the expense of a political subdivision; or (2) blood sample obtained from the defendant has a chemical test performed on it to determine the presence of alcohol or a controlled substance in the defendant's blood at the expense of a political subdivision; the clerk of the court is required to collect from the defendant a blood sample and chemical test fee of $35. Requires: (1) the clerk to forward the fee to the fiscal officer of the political subdivision that paid to obtain the blood sample or test the blood sample, or both; and (2) the fiscal officer to deposit the fee into the general fund of the political subdivision.