SB 996 -- Passing Bad Checks

Sponsor: DePasco

This bill modifies the administrative handling costs the prosecuting attorney may charge a defendant for passing a bad check. Currently, the cost is $5 for checks of less than $10; $10 for checks of $10 but less than $100; and $25 for checks of $100 or more. The bill changes these handling costs to $5 for checks of less than $25; $15 for checks of $25 but less than $150; $25 for checks of $150 but less than $500; $50 for checks of $500 but less than $1,000; and $75 for checks of $1,000 or more.