Section 45-19-80.01

Additional fee authorized; disposition of funds.

(a) In addition to any court costs and fees now or hereafter authorized in Coosa County, the Coosa County Commission may impose by resolution of the commission an additional fee in an amount not to exceed fifty dollars ($50) to be assessed and taxed as costs on each civil case and on each criminal case, including traffic cases, but excluding small claims cases, filed in the circuit court, district court, or any municipal court in Coosa County, as well as an additional fee not to exceed five dollars ($5) for the service of a pleading or other document in connection with any action or case. These fees shall not be waived by any court unless all other fees, assessments, costs, fines, and charges associated with the case are waived.

(b) The additional fees when collected by the clerks or their collection officers of the courts shall be paid into the General Fund of Coosa County to be used by the Coosa County Commission for the planning, designing, construction, financing, furnishing, equipping, operation, and maintenance of the county jail. The Coosa County Commission may set and adjust by resolution the fees within the limits authorized by this section based on the needs associated with the county jail.

(Act 98-582, p. 1289, §§1, 2.)