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  479.080.  Fines and costs, where paid, deposited — supreme court may provide for uniform procedure. — 1.  In the prosecution of violations of municipal ordinances before a municipal judge, all fines and costs shall be paid to and deposited not less frequently than monthly into the municipal treasury.

  2.  In the prosecution of violations of municipal ordinances before an associate circuit judge, all fines shall be paid to and deposited not less frequently than monthly into the municipal treasury and all court costs shall be accounted for and remitted to the state treasury in the same manner as provided by law for costs in misdemeanor cases.

  3.  The supreme court by administrative rule may provide for uniform procedure, and reporting forms for the collection and transmittal of fines and costs.  Until modified or otherwise provided by such administrative rule, the municipal judge, or associate circuit judge hearing and determining violations of municipal ordinances, shall cause the clerk serving his division, within the first ten days of every month, to make out a list of all the cases heard or tried before the judge during the preceding month, giving in each case the name of the defendant, the fine imposed, if any, the amount of costs, the names of defendants committed and the cases in which there was an application for trial de novo, respectively.  Such clerk or the judge shall verify such lists and statements by affidavit, and file the same forthwith with the clerk of the municipality, who shall lay the same before the governing body or the municipality at its first session thereafter.  The official collecting fines shall, within the ten days aforesaid, pay to the municipal treasurer the full amount of all fines collected by him during the preceding month if not previously paid to the municipal treasurer.


(L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Effective 1-02-79

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