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2022 House Bill 5956: Let courts keep imposing building and personnel operations costs on defendants
Introduced by Rep. Sarah Lightner R-Springport on March 23, 2022
To extend until October 1, 2025 a law that permits courts to impose any costs on guilty defendants that are reasonably related to the actual costs of operating the court, including building maintenance expenses, court employee benefit expenses and more, and do so without tying those expenses to the particular case.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 23, 2022
Reported in the House on September 7, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To extend until May 1, 2024 a law that permits courts to impose any costs on guilty defendants that are reasonably related to the actual costs of operating the court, including building maintenance expenses, court employee benefit expenses and more, and do so without tying those expenses to the particular case.
Received in the Senate on September 27, 2022
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 27, 2022

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