SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 2084

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES ENGLISH (Sponsor), PACE AND MCNEIL (Co-sponsors).

6330H.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 488, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to additional court costs for maintenance of the Florissant municipal courthouse.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 488, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 488.2245, to read as follows:

            488.2245. 1. In addition to all other court costs for municipal ordinance violations, any home rule city with more than fifty-two thousand but fewer than sixty-four thousand inhabitants and located in any county with a charter form of government and with more than nine hundred fifty thousand inhabitants may provide for additional court costs in an amount up to ten dollars per case for each municipal ordinance violation case filed before a municipal division judge or associate circuit judge.

            2.Such cost shall be collected by the clerk and disbursed to the city at least monthly. The city shall use such additional costs only for the land assemblage and purchase, construction, maintenance, and upkeep of a municipal courthouse. The costs collected may be pledged to directly or indirectly secure bonds for the cost of land assemblage and purchase, construction, maintenance, and upkeep of the courthouse.