2012 Regular Session


File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Local
Sponsored By:
Delegate Murphy
Charles County - District Court - Court Cost Surcharge


Authorizing the County Commissioners of Charles County to adopt an ordinance that requires a surcharge of at least $2 but not exceeding $5 to be imposed on all traffic cases and criminal cases in the District Court in Charles County; requiring the District Court in Charles County to add the surcharge to court costs imposed by the court; and requiring the surcharge to be remitted to the County Commissioners of Charles County to be used by Charles County for substance abuse treatment.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Charles County
Court Costs
District Courts
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 7-301 , 7-302 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :