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Chapter 211

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  211.435.  Juvenile justice preservation fund — surcharge on traffic violations — expenditures from fund, when. — 1.  A "Juvenile Justice Preservation Fund" is hereby established in each county's circuit court for the purpose of implementing and maintaining the expansion of juvenile court jurisdiction to eighteen years of age.  The fund shall consist of moneys collected under subsection 2 of this section and sections 488.315 and 558.003, any gifts, bequests, and donations, and any other moneys appropriated by the general assembly.

  2.  For all traffic violations of any county ordinance or any violation of traffic laws of this state, including an infraction, in which a person has pled guilty, there shall be assessed as costs a surcharge in the amount of two dollars.  No such surcharge shall be collected in any proceeding involving a violation of an ordinance or state law when the proceeding or defendant has been dismissed by the court or when costs are to be paid by the state, county, or municipality.  Such surcharge shall be collected and disbursed by the clerk of the court as provided by sections 488.010 to 488.020.  The surcharge collected under this section shall be payable to the county circuit court juvenile justice preservation fund created in this section.  Funds held by the state treasurer in the state juvenile justice preservation fund shall be payable and revert to the circuit court's juvenile justice preservation fund in the county of origination.

  3.  Expenditures from the county circuit court juvenile justice preservation fund shall be made at the discretion of the juvenile office for the circuit court and shall be used for the sole purpose of implementing and maintaining the expansion of juvenile court jurisdiction.

  4.  No moneys deposited in the juvenile justice preservation fund shall be expended for capital improvements.

  5.  To further promote the best interests of the children of the state of Missouri, moneys in the juvenile justice preservation fund shall not be used to replace or reduce the responsibilities of either the counties or the state to provide funding for existing and new juvenile treatment services as provided in this chapter and chapter 210 or funding as otherwise required by law.


(L. 2018 S.B. 793 merged with S.B. 800, A.L. 2021 S.B. 53 & 60)

Effective 7-14-21

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