Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21535 on 12/03/2012, Section 15-19 read as follows.


    (a) Court costs. The municipal judge may assess against each defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty (except when the defendant is found by the judge to be indigent and unable to pay) the following court costs: Fees set pursuant to Section 514.015, Revised Statutes of Missouri, and service charges, witness fees and jail cost authorized by statute.

    (b) Warrant fees. When the municipal judge issues a warrant for the arrest of any defendant or witness to compel attendance in municipal court, the judge may assess a warrant fee in the amount of   fifty  dollars ($ 50.00 ).

    (c) Law enforcement training. In all cases filed by the city prosecutor for violation of any of the ordinances of the city except nonmoving traffic violations, a surcharge of two dollars ($2.00) shall be assessed against a defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty, for training law enforcement officers. Such surcharge shall be collected along with the fine assessed by the court and shall be deposited with the director of finance who shall place such costs in a special account to be used for training law enforcement officers.

    (d) State law enforcement training. In all cases filed by the city prosecutor for violation of any of the ordinances of the city except non-moving traffic violations, a surcharge of one dollar ($1.00) shall be assessed against a defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty, for law enforcement training purposes. Such surcharge shall be collected and shall be deposited with the director of finance, who shall send such funds monthly to the state treasury to the credit of the "Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission Fund."

    (e)    Inmate prisoner detainee security surcharge.  In all cases filed by the city prosecutor for violation of any of the ordinances of the city, a surcharge of two dollars ($2.00) shall be assessed against a defendant who pleads guilty or is found guilty.  This surcharge shall be collected and deposited with the director of finance who shall place the funds in a special account to be called the “Inmate Prisoner Detainee Security Fund.” Funds in this account may be used only for acquiring, developing and maintaining biometric verification and information sharing systems, for expenses related to detention of prisoners and for any other purpose allowed by Section 488.5026 RSMo.

(Code 1964, § 7.120; Ord. No. 13386, § 1, 7-20-92; Ord. No. 13893 § 1, 12-6-93; Ord. No. 15018, § 1, 10-21-96; Ord. No. 15126, § 1, 1-21-97; Ord. No. 16590, § 1, 9-18-00)

     Cross reference(s)--Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, Ch. 13.

     State law reference(s)--Court costs, filing fees, RSMo. § 479.260; similar provisions §§ 302.137, 429.260, 479.261, 491.280, 514.005, 590.140 and 595.045.