2020 House Bill 5487

Extend law allowing courts to impose operational costs on defendants

Introduced in the House

Feb. 13, 2020

Introduced by Rep. Matt Maddock (R-44)

To extend until October, 2023 a law that permits courts to any impose on guilty defendants any cost that is reasonably related to the actual costs incurred by the trial court without separately calculating those costs involved in the particular case, including the costs of maintaining court buildings, paying for court employee benefits and more.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation