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19-101e. Enforcement of resolutions; costs; witness fees and mileage; disposition of fines and penalties. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (d) and in K.S.A. 19-4707, and amendments thereto, the items allowable as costs shall be the same as in cases for misdemeanor violations of state law and shall be taxed as provided in K.S.A. 22-3801, 22-3802 and 22-3803, and amendments thereto.

(b) The fees and mileage for the attendance of witnesses shall be borne by the party calling the witness, except that if an accused person is found not guilty, the county shall pay all such expenses, but the court may direct that fees and mileage of witnesses subpoenaed by the accused person be charged against such person, if the court finds that there has been an abuse of the use of subpoenas by the accused person.

(c) All fines and penalties collected in actions for the enforcement of county codes and resolutions pursuant to the code for the enforcement of county codes and resolutions as provided in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 19-101d, and amendments thereto, shall be paid over to the county treasurer of the county where they are imposed for deposit in the county general fund or in the special law enforcement fund, if established. All fines and penalties collected in actions brought pursuant to the provisions of subsection (a) of K.S.A. 19-101d, and amendments thereto, shall be remitted to the state treasurer, as provided in K.S.A. 20-2801, and amendments thereto.

(d) In each county which has created a county court for enforcement of county codes and resolutions as provided in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 19-101d, and amendments thereto, the court shall assess additional court costs of $20 for each violation of a resolution. The judge or clerk of the county court shall remit at least monthly to the state treasurer $2 of the additional court costs. The state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount of the remittance in the state treasury and credit 50% to the protection from abuse fund established pursuant to K.S.A. 74-7325, and amendments thereto, and 50% to the crime victims assistance fund established pursuant to K.S.A. 74-7334, and amendments thereto. The remaining additional court costs shall be paid over to the county treasurer of the county where they are imposed for deposit in the county general fund.

History: L. 1976, ch. 149, § 2; L. 1976, ch. 150, § 2; L. 1977, ch. 112, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 105, § 3; L. 1982, ch. 116, § 1; L. 1988, ch. 102, § 2; L. 1994, ch. 335, § 2; L. 1996, ch. 234, § 7; L. 2002, ch. 199, § 2; July 1.


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