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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 8. THE ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT OF COURTS [68070 - 77655]

  ( Title 8 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 206. )
  

CHAPTER 5.8. Superior Court Fees [70600 - 70678]

  ( Chapter 5.8 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 75, Sec. 121. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Civil Fees Generally [70600 - 70640]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 75, Sec. 121. )

  
70616.5.  

(a) In addition to the first paper filing fee required by Section 70611 or 70613, a single high-frequency litigant fee shall be paid to the clerk on behalf of a plaintiff who is a high-frequency litigant, as that term is defined in Section 425.55 of the Code of Civil Procedure, at the time of the filing of the first paper if the complaint alleges a construction-related accessibility claim, as those terms are defined in subdivision (a) of Section 55.3 of the Civil Code.

(b) The fee established by this section shall be one thousand dollars ($1,000). The fee shall be transmitted as provided in Section 68085.35.

(c) Failure to pay the fees required by this section shall have the same effect as the failure to pay a filing fee, and shall be subject to the same enforcement and penalties.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 755, Sec. 8. Effective October 10, 2015.)