Introduced Senate Bill (S)

Authored by

DIGEST

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 file annually with the court and with the state board of accounts a payment status report. 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 the restitution order. Grants 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 file annually with the court and with the state board of accounts a payment status report. 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 the restitution order. Grants the issuing court authority to facilitate enforcement of the restitution order. Allows the: (1) attorney general (in the case of a restitution order issued on behalf of the state); or (2) prosecuting attorney (in the case of a restitution order issued on behalf of a political subdivision); to bring an action to collect the amount owed under a restitution order that is more than one year in arrears. Allows the attorney general or prosecuting attorney to retain not more than 20% of the unpaid restitution order as reimbursement for the costs of bringing the action. ... View more