An Act To Ensure Funding for the Victims' Compensation Fund
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §3360-I, first ¶, as amended by PL 1993, c. 570, §1, is further amended to read:
As part of the sentence or fine imposed, the court shall impose an assessment of $25 on any person convicted of murder, a Class A crime, a Class B crime or a Class C crime and $10 on any person convicted of a Class D crime or a Class E crime. Notwithstanding any other law, the court may not waive the imposition of the assessment required by this section. For purposes of collection and collection procedures, these assessments are this assessment is considered part of the fine. At the time of commitment, the court shall inform the Department of Corrections or the county sheriff of any unpaid balances on assessments owed by the offender to the Victims' Compensation Fund. All funds collected as a result of these assessments accrue to the Victims' Compensation Fund.
Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
ATTORNEY GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF THE
Victims' Compensation Board 0711
Initiative: Allocates funds to reflect an increase in revenue as a result of prohibiting a court to waive the Victims' Compensation Fund assessment.
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS||2011-12||2012-13|
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL||$0||$28,934|