COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
31-3201D. County misdemeanor probation supervision fee. (1) Any person under a supervised probation program for a misdemeanor offense shall be required to pay an amount not more than the maximum monthly felony probation or parole supervision fee set forth in section 20-225, Idaho Code, per month, or such lesser sum as determined by the administrative judge of the judicial district, as a misdemeanor probation supervision fee. Any failure to pay such fee shall constitute grounds for the revocation of probation by the court, but this shall not be the exclusive remedy for its collection. The court for good cause may exempt a person from the payment of all or any part of the foregoing fee.
(2) Any fee paid under this section on or after July 1, 2008, and regardless of whether the underlying judgment of conviction, withheld judgment or order imposing probation was entered before or after that date, shall be paid to the clerk of the district court, who shall pay the first one dollar ($1.00) of each monthly payment to the state treasurer for deposit in the peace officers standards and training fund authorized in section 19-5116, Idaho Code, to help offset the costs to counties for the basic training, continuing education and certification of misdemeanor probation officers, whether those officers are employees of or by private sector contract with a county; the clerk of the district court shall deposit the remainder of each monthly payment into the county misdemeanor probation fund which is hereby created in each county, or, at the option of the board of county commissioners, deposited in the county justice fund to be used for the purposes described in this section. Moneys from this fee may be accumulated from year to year and shall be expended exclusively for county misdemeanor probation services and related purposes.
(3) This section shall not restrict the court from ordering the payment of other costs and fees, including but not limited to electronic monitoring fees and other fees pursuant to section 19-2608, Idaho Code, that, by law, may be imposed on persons who have been found guilty of or have pled guilty to a criminal offense, including those who have been placed on probation or parole. Such additional costs and fees shall be paid to the clerk of the court if services are provided by the county or directly to the agency providing the service. If fees are paid to the clerk of the court, the clerk of the court shall pay such fees to the county treasurer and such fees shall be used exclusively to cover the costs for which the additional fees have been ordered.
[31-3201D, added 1998, ch. 144, sec. 1, p. 515; am. 2008, ch. 88, sec. 6, p. 247; am. 2011, ch. 128, sec. 2, p. 354; am. 2012, ch. 109, sec. 4, p. 300; am. 2020, ch. 281, sec. 3, p. 819.]
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