2020 House Bill 5488

House Roll Call 204: Passed

To extend until October, 2022 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. The controversial 2014 law that authorized these impositions has already been extended once.

101 Yeas / 4 Nays
Republican (58 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (43 Yeas / 4 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (4)