2020 House Bill 5488

Senate Roll Call 270: Passed

To extend until October of 2022 a law that permits courts to impose any costs on guilty defendants that are reasonably related to the to the court's operating expenses, including building maintenance, court employee benefits and more, and do so without tying those expenses to the particular case. Also, to allow courts to continue loading a pro-rated share of their total costs onto defendants until Oct. 17, 2022.

29 Yeas / 8 Nays
Republican (21 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (8 Yeas / 8 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)