Section 45-19-80.10

THIS SECTION WAS ASSIGNED BY THE CODE COMMISSIONER IN THE 2018 REGULAR SESSION, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2018. THIS IS NOT IN THE CURRENT CODE SUPPLEMENT.

(a) In Coosa County, a booking fee in the amount of thirty dollars ($30) shall be assessed against and collected from each person booked or incarcerated into the Coosa County Jail and subsequently convicted. The fee assessed pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any fines, court costs, or other charges imposed.

(b) The booking fee imposed by this section shall be assessed against a defendant upon conviction by a court of law where the defendant is convicted. The clerk of the court shall enter the amount of the fee as provided in this section on the docket sheet and shall collect the fee in the same manner and the same time as court costs. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the fee shall not be deemed a court cost based on collection by the clerk.

(c) If the defendant has his or her sentence commuted to time served, the booking fee shall be waived.

(d) The revenues derived from the booking fee shall be distributed as follows: Twenty dollars ($20) of the fee shall be distributed to the Coosa County Sheriff's Department Law Enforcement Fund and ten dollars ($10) of the fee shall be distributed to the General Fund of Coosa County to be used by the Coosa County Commission for operation of the county jail.

(e) Any revenues derived from this section shall be in addition to other funding sources for the Coosa County Sheriff's Office and the Coosa County Commission and shall not reduce or replace any funding from any other sources.

(Act 2018-39, §1.)