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2014 Senate Bill 1054: Expand permissible criminal court cost levies
Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson R-Escanaba on September 11, 2014
To expand the costs that can be imposed on a defendant convicted in a criminal case. Among other things the bill would authorize imposing an assessment covering a share of the “salaries and benefits of relevant court personnel,” a share of the “goods and services” necessary for the operation of the court, and the costs of the “operation and maintenance of court buildings and facilities.” In addition, the bill would establish that a court has no duty to provide a “calculation of the costs involved in a particular case”.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 11, 2014