Section 101-482 Ord. 16590; Amending Chapter 15 RE: Warrant Fees


Ordinance No.            16590              Council Bill No.           B 283-00            

AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 15 of the City Code as it relates to warrant fees; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 15 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 15-19. CostsEnumerated.

(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 thirty-five fifty dollars ($35.00 50.00).

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    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 18th day of September, 2000.