2.68.030  <<  2.68.040 >>   2.68.050

Judicial information system accountIncrease in fines, penalties, assessmentsException. (Effective until January 1, 2020.)

(1) To support the judicial information system account provided for in RCW 2.68.020, the supreme court may provide by rule for an increase in fines, penalties, and assessments, and the increased amount shall be forwarded to the state treasurer for deposit in the account:
(a) Pursuant to the authority of RCW 46.63.110(3), the sum of ten dollars to any penalty collected by a court pursuant to supreme court infraction rules for courts of limited jurisdiction;
(b) Pursuant to RCW 3.62.060, a mandatory appearance cost in the initial sum of ten dollars to be assessed on all defendants; and
(c) Pursuant to RCW 46.63.110(6), a ten-dollar assessment for each account for which a person requests a time payment schedule.
(2) Notwithstanding a provision of law or rule to the contrary, the assessments provided for in this section may not be waived or suspended and shall be immediately due and payable upon forfeiture, conviction, deferral of prosecution, or request for time payment, as each shall occur.
(3) The supreme court is requested to adjust these assessments for inflation.
(4) This section does not apply to the additional monetary penalties under RCW 46.61.165.

NOTES:

FindingIntent2019 c 467: See note following RCW 46.20.289.

Judicial information system accountIncrease in fines, penalties, assessmentsException. (Effective January 1, 2020.)

(1) To support the judicial information system account provided for in RCW 2.68.020, the supreme court may provide by rule for an increase in fines, penalties, and assessments, and the increased amount shall be forwarded to the state treasurer for deposit in the account:
(a) Pursuant to the authority of RCW 46.63.110(3), the sum of ten dollars to any penalty collected by a court pursuant to supreme court infraction rules for courts of limited jurisdiction;
(b) Pursuant to RCW 3.62.060, a mandatory appearance cost in the initial sum of ten dollars to be assessed on all defendants; and
(c) Pursuant to RCW 46.63.110(6), a ten-dollar assessment for each account for which a person requests a time payment schedule.
(2) Notwithstanding a provision of law or rule to the contrary, the assessments provided for in this section may not be waived or suspended and shall be immediately due and payable upon forfeiture, conviction, deferral of prosecution, or request for time payment, as each shall occur.
(3) The supreme court is requested to adjust these assessments for inflation.
(4) This section does not apply to the additional monetary penalty under RCW 46.20.500.
(5) This section does not apply to the additional monetary fine under RCW 46.61.110, 46.61.145, 46.61.180, 46.61.185, 46.61.190, and 46.61.205.
(6) This section does not apply to the additional monetary penalties under RCW 46.61.165.

NOTES:

Reviser's note: This section was amended by 2019 c 65 § 6, 2019 c 403 § 12, and by 2019 c 467 § 6, without reference to the other. All amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section under RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).
FindingIntent2019 c 467: See note following RCW 46.20.289.
FindingIntentEffective date2019 c 403: See notes following RCW 46.04.071.
FindingEffective date2019 c 65: See notes following RCW 46.81A.020.
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