Section 45-34-81


Published: 2015

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Section 45-34-81

Section 45-34-81Additional costs in certain cases; Jail Fund.

(a) This section shall apply only in Henry County.



(b) In addition to any and all court costs now or hereafter authorized to be collected, there shall be assessed an additional court cost of twenty-five dollars ($25) in all civil cases filed in the circuit court and in the district court of the county excluding cases filed in small claims court. There shall also be an additional court cost of twenty-five dollars ($25) assessed in all criminal and quasi-criminal cases brought in the district or circuit courts of Henry County.



(c) Additional court costs assessed pursuant to this section shall be collected by the court clerks and distributed to the county for deposit in a special county fund designated as the Jail Fund. All monies paid into the Jail Fund shall be expended by the county exclusively for the payment of the cost of construction, financing, planning, equipping, and operating a new county jail.

(Act 93-386, p. 663, §1; Act 95-362, p. 731, §1.)