CRIM PRO-UNPAID COSTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the
clerk of the court may add a delinquency amount fee to the unpaid
fines and unpaid costs of conviction of a convicted person equal to an
amount of 5% of the unpaid fines and costs that remain unpaid after 30
days, 10% of the unpaid fines and costs that remain unpaid after 60
days, and 15% of the unpaid fines and costs that remain unpaid after
90 days. Provides that after 90 days delinquency, the clerk may
release that information of delinquency to credit reporting agencies.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that notice to those parties affected may be made by
signage posting or publication. Includes in the delinquency amount, a
percentage of unpaid fees and penalties. Also provides that the
additional delinquency amounts collected shall be used to defray
additional administrative costs incurred by the circuit clerk in
collecting unpaid fines, costs, fees, and penalties.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0653
Last action date: JUL-11-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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