Court security fees and funds.

Authors: Senator Ronald Grooms, Senator Brent Steele, Senator Randall Head

Co-authors: Senator James Arnold, Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Rick Niemeyer

Sponsors: Representative Wendy McNamara

Co-Sponsors: Representative Steven Davisson

Digest

Provides that a county, city, or town may adopted an ordinance to establish a local court security fee. Provides that the revenue provided to a county, city, or town from a local court security fee may be used only for local court security purposes. Provides that a redevelopment commission may provide revenue to a county, city, or town from property tax proceeds allocated to the redevelopment commission from a tax increment financing area, if the legislative body of the county, city, or town and the redevelopment commission adopt substantially similar authorizing resolutions following a joint public hearing. Provides that the revenue provided to a county, city, or town from a redevelopment commission may be used only for local court security purposes.