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TITLE 19
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 47
DISPOSITIONS OF FINES, FORFEITURES, AND COSTS
19-4705.  Payment of fines and forfeitures — Satisfaction of judgment — Disposition — Apportionment. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section:
(a)  All fines and forfeitures collected pursuant to the judgment of any court of the state shall be remitted to the court in which the judgment was rendered. The judgment shall then be satisfied by entry in the docket of the court. The clerk of the court shall daily remit all fines and forfeitures to the county auditor who shall at the end of each month apportion the proceeds according to the provisions of this chapter. Other existing laws regarding the disposition of fines and forfeitures are hereby repealed to the extent such laws are inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter except as provided in section 49-1013(5), Idaho Code.
(b)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violations of fish and game laws shall be apportioned two and one-half percent (2 1/2%) to the state treasurer for deposit in the state general fund, ten percent (10%) to the search and rescue account, twenty-two and one-half percent (22 1/2%) to the district court fund and sixty-five percent (65%) to the fish and game fund.
(c)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violations of state motor vehicle laws, for violation of state driving privilege laws, and for violation of state laws prohibiting driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substances, shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, forty-five percent (45%) to the state treasurer for deposit in the highway distribution account, twenty-two and one-half percent (22 1/2%) to the district court fund and twenty-two and one-half percent (22 1/2%) to the state treasurer for deposit in the public school income fund; provided, however, that fines and forfeitures remitted for violation of state motor vehicle laws, for violation of state driving privilege laws, and for violation of state laws prohibiting driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substances, where an arrest is made or a citation is issued by a city law enforcement official, or by a law enforcement official of a governmental agency under contract to provide law enforcement services for a city, shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the city whose officer made the arrest or issued the citation.
(d)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violation of any state law not involving fish and game laws, or motor vehicle laws, or state driving privilege laws, or state laws prohibiting driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substances, shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the district court fund of the county in which the violation occurred.
(e)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violation of county ordinances shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the district court fund of the county whose ordinance was violated.
(f)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violation of city ordinances shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the city whose ordinance was violated.
(g)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violations not specified in this chapter shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the district court fund of the county in which the violation occurred except in cases where a duly designated officer of any city police department or city law enforcement official shall have made the arrest for any such violation, in which case ninety percent (90%) shall be apportioned to the city whose officer made the arrest.
(h)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violations involving registrations of motorcycles or motor-driven cycles used off highways, snowmobiles, or use of winter recreation parking areas shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the state treasurer of which eighty-six percent (86%) shall be deposited to the state general fund and fourteen percent (14%) shall be deposited to the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, and ninety percent (90%) to the general fund of the county or city whose law enforcement official issued the citation.
(i)  Fines and forfeitures remitted for violations of overweight laws as provided in section 49-1013(3), Idaho Code, shall be deposited one hundred percent (100%) into the highway distribution account.
(j)  Fines remitted for violations of section 18-7008, Idaho Code, shall be apportioned ten percent (10%) to the district court fund, sixty-five percent (65%) to the county where the trespass occurred for appropriation to the sheriff’s office, and twenty-five percent (25%) to the Idaho rangeland resources commission for expanded education programs regarding private property rights and land user responsibility.
(2)  Any fine or forfeiture remitted for any misdemeanor violation for which an increase in the maximum fine became effective on or after July 1, 2005, shall be apportioned as follows:
(a)  Any funds remitted, up to the maximum amount that could have been imposed before July 1, 2005, as a fine for the misdemeanor violation, shall be apportioned according to the applicable provisions of subsection (1) of this section; and
(b)  Any other funds remitted, in excess of the maximum amount that could have been imposed before July 1, 2005, as a fine for the misdemeanor violation, shall be remitted to the state treasurer and shall be deposited in the drug court, mental health court and family court services fund as set forth in section 1-1625, Idaho Code.
(3)  As used in this section, the term "city law enforcement official" shall include an official of any governmental agency which is providing law enforcement services to a city in accordance with the terms of a contract or agreement, when such official makes the arrest or issues a citation within the geographical limits of the city and when the contract or agreement provides for payment to the city of fines and forfeitures resulting from such service.

History:
[19-4705, added 1969, ch. 136, sec. 1, p. 420; am. 1971, ch. 65, sec. 1, p. 149; am. 1971, ch. 102, sec. 1, p. 221; am. 1972, ch. 6, sec. 1, p. 8; am. 1976, ch. 307, sec. 1, p. 1052; am. 1978, ch. 285, sec. 1, p. 692; am. 1981, ch. 84, sec. 1, p. 116; am. 1983, ch. 187, sec. 1, p. 506; am. 1984, ch. 161, sec. 1, p. 400; am. 1984, ch. 195, sec. 2, p. 446; am. 1986, ch. 333, sec. 1, p. 817; am. 1991, ch. 226, sec. 5, p. 545; am. 1993, ch. 311, sec. 1, p. 1146; am. 1998, ch. 426, sec. 1, p. 1343; am. 2001, ch. 179, sec. 1, p. 604; am. 2005, ch. 114, sec. 1, p. 365; am. 2005, ch. 360, sec. 2, p. 1144; am. 2006, ch. 71, sec. 20, p. 222; am. 2011, ch. 151, sec. 8, p. 420; am. 2018, ch. 350, sec. 8, p. 832.]


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