Authors: Representative Linda Lawson
Requires the clerk of a circuit court and the clerk of a city and town court to collect: (1) a county 911 administration fee of $10; and (2) a law enforcement academy fee of $2; for each criminal, infraction, and ordinance violation that is a traffic offense. Provides that: (1) county 911 administration fees are deposited in the appropriate county 911 administration fund; and (2) law enforcement academy fees are deposited in the law enforcement academy fund. Establishes a county 911 administration fund in each county. Provides that a county 911 administration fund must be used only to pay for the costs of installing, operating, maintaining, and upgrading the communication system in the county that uses the three digit number 911for reporting police, fire, medical, or other emergency situations. Establishes the law enforcement academy fund. Provides that each month the law enforcement training board shall: (1) transfer 50% of the money in the fund to the Indiana law enforcement academy in Plainfield to be used to maintain and operate that academy; (2) transfer 25% of the money in the fund to the northwest Indiana law enforcement academy in Hobart to be used to maintain and operate that academy; and (3) transfer 25% of the money in the fund to the southwest Indiana law enforcement training academy in Evansville to be used to maintain and operate that academy. Makes an appropriation.