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Ordinance #71

AN ORDINANCE TO LEVY AND COLLECT
ADDITIONAL COURT COST BY THE
JOHNSON CITY COURT
WHEREAS, in addition to all other cost now or as may hereafter be
provided by law, Act 1983, No. 860, .§3, as an Amendment to Ark. Stat.
Ann. §22-706.9 (Repl. 1962), provides for the levy and collection from
each defendant upon each plea of guilty, nolo contendere, forfeiture of
bond, or determination of Guilt for misdemeanors or traffic violations
in any city court a sum not to exceed three dollars ($3.00); and
WHEREAS, the Johnson City Court is subject to the provisions of the
aforementioned law and should therefore comply with it by commencing the
collection, accounting, and reporting of said costs;
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE INCORPORATED
TOWN OE JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
SECTION 1: That in compliance with Ark. Stat. Ann. §22-
706.9 (Repl. 1962), the Johnson City Court shall, in addition to all
other cost now or as may hereafter be provided by law, levy and collection
from each defendant as cost upon each plea of guilty, nolo contendere,
forfeiture of bond, or determination of guilt, the sum .of three dollars
($3.00).
SECTION 2. That the Court Clerk Is hereby ordered and
directed to collect such costs herein levied and assessed in the same
manner and at the same time'as the other costs in such cases.
SECTION 3. That the additional court costs hereby authorized
shall be used only for administration of justice purposes.
SECTION 4. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in
conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
SECTION 5. That it is necessary for the efficient operation
of the Johnson City Court that additional court costs be levied in
compliance with existing state law; therefore an emergency is hereby
and~this--ordinance~b.eing_ne_cessary for the preservation of the
public peace, health, and safety, shall take effect and be "in"full "force