Section 36-21-67

Imposition of additional court costs in certain criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings; remittance of proceeds to Executive Director of Alabama Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund.

In all criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings for the violation of laws of the state or municipal ordinances including violations of the state conservation laws or regulations which are tried in any court or tribunal in this state, wherein the defendant is adjudged guilty or pleads guilty or wherein a bond is forfeited and the result of the forfeiture is a final disposition of the case or wherein any penalty is imposed, there is hereby imposed an additional cost of court in the amount of $1.00 for each traffic infraction, $5.00 in each such proceeding where the offense constitutes a misdemeanor and/or a violation of a municipal ordinance other than traffic infractions and $10.00 in each such proceeding where the offense constitutes a felony; provided, however, that there shall be no additional costs imposed for violations relating to parking of vehicles.

The amount of all such costs shall be remitted by the person or authority collecting the same to the Executive Director of the Alabama Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund on the tenth day of each month next succeeding that in which the cost is paid. It shall be the duty of the clerk or other authority collecting the said court costs to keep accurate records of the amounts due to the board for the benefit of the fund under this section.

(Acts 1969, No. 999, p. 1855, §9; Acts 1971, No. 1210, p. 2104, §9; Acts 1971, No. 2101, p. 3371, §1; Acts 1980, No. 80-634, p. 1198, §5.)