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HF 3128

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/26/2018 02:40pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/26/2018

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A bill for an act
relating to courts; amending the formula for distribution of fine proceeds; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 484.85.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 484.85, is amended to read:


484.85 DISPOSITION OF FINES, FEES, AND OTHER MONEY; ACCOUNTS;
RAMSEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.

(a) In all cases prosecuted in Ramsey County District Court by an attorney for a
municipality or subdivision of government within Ramsey County for violation of a statute;
an ordinance; or a charter provision, rule, or regulation of a city; all fines, penalties, and
forfeitures collected by the court administrator shall be deposited in the state treasury and
distributed according to this paragraph. Except where a different disposition is provided by
section 299D.03, subdivision 5, or other law, on or before the last day of each month, the
court shall pay over all fines, penalties, and forfeitures collected by the court administrator
during the previous month as follows:

deleted text begin (1) for offenses committed within the city of St. Paul,deleted text end two-thirds paid to the treasurer
of the deleted text begincity of St. Pauldeleted text endnew text begin municipality or subdivision of government within Ramsey Countynew text end
and one-third credited to the state general funddeleted text begin; anddeleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (2) for offenses committed within any other municipality or subdivision of government
within Ramsey County, one-half paid to the treasurer of the municipality or subdivision of
government and one-half credited to the state general fund.
deleted text end

All other fines, penalties, and forfeitures collected by the district court shall be distributed
by the courts as provided by law.

(b) Fines, penalties, and forfeitures shall be distributed as provided in paragraph (a)
when:

(1) a city contracts with the county attorney for prosecutorial services under section
484.87, subdivision 3; or

(2) the attorney general provides assistance to the city attorney under section 484.87,
subdivision 5.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2018.
new text end