Section 12-19-173

Distribution of docket fees - Cases in circuit and district courts in which bond forfeited.

(a) The following distribution shall be made of docket fees in cases where the defendant forfeits bond in either the district court or circuit court:

(1) Sixteen dollars ($16) to the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

(2) Thirty-nine dollars ($39) to the State General Fund.

(3) Five dollars ($5) to the county general fund.

(4) Five dollars ($5) to the Advanced Technology and Data Exchange Fund.

(b) Effective October 1, 2000, the docket fees for bond forfeitures in district and circuit courts shall be increased by five dollars ($5) and the additional fee shall be deposited into the Fair Trial Tax Fund.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §16-129; Acts 1983, No. 83-744, p. 1225, §8; Acts 1987, No. 87-405, p. 575, §8; Act 99-427, p. 759, §1.)