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Penal Code - PEN

PART 2. OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE [681 - 1620]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 11. PROCEEDINGS IN MISDEMEANOR AND INFRACTION CASES AND APPEALS FROM SUCH CASES [1427 - 1471]

  ( Heading of Title 11 amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 407. )

CHAPTER 1. Proceedings in Misdemeanor and Infraction Cases [1427 - 1465.8]
  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 408. )

1427.
  

(a) When a complaint is presented to a judge in a misdemeanor or infraction case appearing to be triable in the judge’s court, the judge must, if satisfied therefrom that the offense complained of has been committed and that there is reasonable ground to believe that the defendant has committed it, issue a warrant, for the arrest of the defendant.

(b) Such warrant of arrest and proceedings upon it shall be in conformity to the provisions of this code regarding warrants of arrest, and it may be in the following form:

County of ____

The people of the State of California, to any peace officer in this state:

Complaint upon oath having been this day made before me that the offense of ____ (designating it generally) has been committed and accusing ____ (name of defendant) thereof you are therefore commanded forthwith to arrest the above-named defendant and bring the defendant forthwith before the ____ Court of ____ (stating full title of court) at ____ (naming place).

Witness my hand and the seal of said court this ____ day of ____, 19__.

_____ (Signed). _____ _____ Judge of said court _____

If it appears that the offense complained of has been committed by a corporation, no warrant of arrest shall issue, but the judge must issue a summons substantially in the form prescribed in Section 1391. Such summons must be served at the time and in the manner designated in Section 1392 except that if the offense complained of is a violation of the Vehicle Code or a local ordinance adopted pursuant to the Vehicle Code, such summons may be served by deposit by the clerk of the court in the United States mail of an envelope enclosing the summons, which envelope shall be addressed to a person authorized to accept service of legal process on behalf of the defendant, and which envelope shall be mailed by registered mail or certified mail with a return receipt requested. Promptly upon such mailing, the clerk of the court shall execute a certificate of such mailing and place it in the file of the court for that case. At the time stated in the summons the corporation may appear by counsel and answer the complaint, except that in the case of misdemeanors arising from operation of motor vehicles, or of infractions arising from operation of motor vehicles, a corporation may appear by its president, vice president, secretary or managing agent for the purpose of entering a plea of guilty. If it does not appear, a plea of not guilty shall be entered, and the same proceedings had therein as in other cases.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 409. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1428.
  

In misdemeanor and infraction cases, the clerk of the superior court may keep a docket, instead of minutes pursuant to Section 69844 of the Government Code and a register of actions pursuant to Section 69845 or 69845.5 of the Government Code. In the docket, the clerk shall enter the title of each criminal action or proceeding and under each title all the orders and proceedings in such action or proceeding. Wherever by any other section of this code made applicable to such court an entry of any judgment, order or other proceeding in the minutes or register of actions is required, an entry thereof in the docket shall be made and shall be deemed a sufficient entry in the minutes or register of actions for all purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 553. Effective January 1, 2003.)

1429.
  

In a misdemeanor case the plea of the defendant may be made by the defendant or by the defendant’s counsel. If such defendant pleads guilty, the court may, before entering such plea or pronouncing judgment, examine witnesses to ascertain the gravity of the offense committed; and if it appears to the court that a higher offense has been committed than the offense charged in the complaint, the court may order the defendant to be committed or admitted to bail, to answer any indictment which may be found against the defendant by the grand jury, or any complaint which may be filed charging the defendant with such higher offense.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 411. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1445.
  

When the defendant pleads guilty, or is convicted, either by the court, or by a jury, the court shall render judgment thereon of fine or imprisonment, or both, as the case may be.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1360, Sec. 117.)

1447.
  

When the defendant is acquitted in a misdemeanor or infraction case, if the court certifies in the minutes that the prosecution was malicious and without probable cause, the court may order the complainant to pay the costs of the action, or to give an undertaking to pay the costs within 30 days after the trial.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 413. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1448.
  

 If the complainant does not pay the costs, or give an undertaking therefor, the court may enter judgment against the complainant for the amount of the costs, which may be enforced in the manner provided for enforcement of money judgments generally.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 18, Sec. 25. Effective April 21, 1983.)

1449.
  

In a misdemeanor or infraction case, after a plea, finding, or verdict of guilty, or after a finding or verdict against the defendant on a plea of former conviction or acquittal, or once in jeopardy, the court shall appoint a time for pronouncing judgment which shall be not less than six hours, nor more than five days, after the verdict or plea of guilty, unless the defendant waives the postponement. The court may extend the time for not more than 10 days for the purpose of hearing or determining any motion for a new trial, or in arrest of judgment. The court also may extend the time for not more than 20 judicial days if probation is considered. Upon request of the defendant or the probation officer, that time may be further extended for not more than 90 additional days. In case of postponement, the court may hold the defendant to bail to appear for judgment. If, in the opinion of the court there is a reasonable ground for believing a defendant insane, the court may extend the time of pronouncing judgment and may commit the defendant to custody until the question of insanity has been heard and determined.

If the defendant is a veteran who was discharged from service for mental disability, upon his or her request, his or her case shall be referred to the probation officer, who shall secure a military medical history of the defendant and present it to the court together with a recommendation for or against probation.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 414. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1457.
  

Upon payment of the fine, the officer must discharge the defendant, if he is not detained for any other legal cause, and pay over the fine to the court which rendered the judgment.

(Amended by Stats. 1949, Ch. 1517. Note: The condition in Sec. 5 of Ch. 1517 was satisfied by adoption of Prop. 3 on Nov. 7, 1950.)

1458.
  

The provisions of this code relative to bail are applicable to bail in misdemeanor or infraction cases. The defendant, at any time after arrest and before conviction, may be admitted to bail. The undertaking of bail in such a case shall be in substantially the following form:

A complaint having been filed on the ____ day of ____, 19__, in the ____ Court of ____ County of ____ (stating title and location of court) charging ____ (naming defendant) as defendant with the crime of ____ (designating it generally) and the defendant having been admitted to bail in the sum of ____ dollars ($____) (stating amount);

We, ____ and ____, of ____ (stating their places of residence and occupation), hereby undertake that the above-named defendant will appear and answer any charge in any accusatory pleading based upon the acts supporting the complaint above mentioned and all duly authorized amendments thereof, in whatever court it may be prosecuted, and will at all times hold himself or herself amenable to the orders and process of the court, and, if convicted, will appear for pronouncement of judgment or grant of probation or if the defendant fails to perform either of these conditions, that we will pay to the people of the State of California the sum of ____ dollars ($____) (inserting the sum in which the defendant is admitted to bail). If the forfeiture of this bond is ordered by the court, judgment may be summarily made and entered forthwith against the said ____ (naming the sureties and the defendant if the defendant is a party to the bond) for the amount of their respective undertakings herein, as provided by Sections 1305 and 1306 of the California Penal Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 415. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1459.
  

Undertakings of bail filed by admitted surety insurers shall meet all other requirements of law and the obligation of the insurer shall be in the following form except to the extent a different form is otherwise provided by statute:

____ (stating the title and the location of the court).

Defendant ____ (stating the name of the defendant) having been admitted to bail in the sum of ____ dollars ($____) (stating the amount of bail fixed) and ordered to appear in the above-entitled court on ____, 19__ (stating the date for appearance in court), on ____ (stating only the word “misdemeanor” or the word “felony”) charge/s;

Now, the ____ (stating the name of admitted surety insurer and state of incorporation) hereby undertakes that the above-named defendant will appear in the above-named court on the date above set forth to answer any charge in any accusatory pleading based upon the acts supporting the complaint filed against him/her and all duly authorized amendments thereof, in whatever court it may be prosecuted, and will at all times hold him/herself amenable to the orders and process of the court and, if convicted, will appear for pronouncement of judgment or grant of probation or if he/she fails to perform either of these conditions, that the ____ (stating the name of admitted surety insurer and state of incorporation) will pay to the people of the State of California the sum of ____ dollars ($____) (stating the amount of the undertaking of the admitted surety insurer).

If the forfeiture of this bond be ordered by the court, judgment may be summarily made and entered forthwith against the said ____ (stating the name of admitted surety insurer and state of incorporation) for the amount of its undertaking herein, as provided by Sections 1305 and 1306 of the California Penal Code.

(Stating the name of admitted surety insurer and
state of incorporation),

(Signature)

By

Attorney-in-fact
(Corporate seal)

(Jurat of notary public or
other officer authorized
to administer oaths.)

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 416. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1462.2.
  

Except as otherwise provided in the Vehicle Code, the proper court for the trial of criminal cases amounting to misdemeanor shall be the superior court of the county within which the offense charged was committed.

If an action or proceeding is commenced in a court other than the court herein designated as the proper court for the trial, the action may, notwithstanding, be tried in the court where commenced, unless the defendant, at the time of pleading, requests an order transferring the action or proceeding to the proper court. If after that request it appears that the action or proceeding was not commenced in the proper court, the court shall order the action or proceeding transferred to the proper court. The judge shall, at the time of arraignment, inform the defendant of the right to be tried in the county where the offense was committed.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 449, Sec. 35. Effective January 1, 2004.)

1462.25.
  

(a) A defendant formally charged with a violation of Vehicle Code Section 14601 in one court (“the first court”), against whom a formal charge of a violation of Vehicle Code Section 14601 is pending in one or more other courts, may state in writing his or her agreement to plead guilty or nolo contendere to some or all of the charges pending in the other courts, to waive trial or hearing in the other courts, and to consent to disposition of the case in the first court. The defendant’s agreement is ineffective unless the district attorney for the other county approves in writing. Upon receipt of the defendant’s agreement and the district attorney’s approval, the clerk of court in the other court shall transfer the pending matter to the first court, and transmit the papers or certified copies. The prosecution of each transferred matter shall proceed in the first court as part of the case pending against the defendant there, but shall be limited to proceedings upon the defendant’s plea of guilty or nolo contendere, and sentencing or probation. If the defendant pleads not guilty, the clerk shall retransfer the transferred case to the court of origin, and the prosecution shall be resumed in that court. The defendant’s statement that the defendant agreed to plead guilty or nolo contendere shall not be used against the defendant.

(b) The procedure specified in subdivision (a) may be used only if the defendant is represented by counsel in the other courts, or the defendant has expressly waived his or her right to counsel in the other courts.

(c) A defendant may request appointment of counsel in the other courts by a written request. Upon receiving the defendant’s written request, the other court shall appoint counsel to represent the defendant if he or she otherwise qualifies for appointed counsel.

(d) The appearance of the defendant in proceedings transferred pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not commence the running of time limits under Section 859b, 860, 861, or 1382.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 389, Sec. 20. Effective September 1, 1994.)

1462.5.
  

Each installment or partial payment of a fine, penalty, forfeiture, or fee shall be prorated among the state and local shares according to the trial court revenue distribution guidelines established by the Controller pursuant to Section 71380 of the Government Code. In cases subject to Section 1463.18 of the Penal Code, proration shall not occur until the minimum amounts have been transferred to the Restitution Fund as provided in that section.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 703, Sec. 18. (AB 2881) Effective January 1, 2017.)

1463.
  

All fines and forfeitures imposed and collected for crimes shall be distributed in accordance with Section 1463.001.

The following definitions shall apply to terms used in this chapter:

(a) “Arrest” means any law enforcement action, including issuance of a notice to appear or notice of violation, which results in a criminal charge.

(b) “City” includes any city, city and county, district, including any enterprise special district, community service district, or community service area engaged in police protection activities as reported to the Controller for inclusion in the 1989–90 edition of the Financial Transactions Report Concerning Special Districts under the heading of Police Protection and Public Safety, authority, or other local agency (other than a county) which employs persons authorized to make arrests or to issue notices to appear or notices of violation which may be filed in court.

(c) “City arrest” means an arrest by an employee of a city, or by a California Highway Patrol officer within the limits of a city.

(d) “County” means the county in which the arrest took place.

(e) “County arrest” means an arrest by a California Highway Patrol officer outside the limits of a city, or any arrest by a county officer or by any other state officer.

(f) “Court” means the superior court or a juvenile forum established under Section 257 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, in which the case arising from the arrest is filed.

(g) “Division of moneys” means an allocation of base fine proceeds between agencies as required by statute, including, but not limited to, Sections 1463.003, 1463.9, 1463.23, and 1463.26 of this code, Sections 13001, 13002, and 13003 of the Fish and Game Code, and Section 11502 of the Health and Safety Code.

(h) “Offense” means any infraction, misdemeanor, or felony, and any act by a juvenile leading to an order to pay a financial sanction by reason of the act being defined as an infraction, misdemeanor, or felony, whether defined in this or any other code, except any parking offense as defined in subdivision (i).

(i) “Parking offense” means any offense charged pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 40200) of Chapter 1 of Division 17 of the Vehicle Code, including registration and equipment offenses included on a notice of parking violation.

(j) “Penalty allocation” means the deposit of a specified part of moneys to offset designated processing costs, as provided by Section 1463.16 of this code and by Section 68090.8 of the Government Code.

(k) “Total parking penalty” means the total sum to be collected for a parking offense, whether as fine, forfeiture of bail, or payment of penalty to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). It may include the following components:

(1) The base parking penalty as established pursuant to Section 40203.5 of the Vehicle Code.

(2) The DMV fees added upon the placement of a hold pursuant to Section 40220 of the Vehicle Code.

(3) The surcharges required by Section 76000 of the Government Code.

(4) The notice penalty added to the base parking penalty when a notice of delinquent parking violations is given.

(l) “Total fine or forfeiture” means the total sum to be collected upon a conviction, or the total amount of bail forfeited or deposited as cash bail subject to forfeiture. It may include, but is not limited to, the following components as specified for the particular offense:

(1) The “base fine” upon which the state penalty and additional county penalty is calculated.

(2) The “county penalty” required by Section 76000 of the Government Code.

(3) The “DNA penalty” required by Sections 76104.6 and 76104.7 of the Government Code.

(4) The “emergency medical services penalty” authorized by Section 76000.5 of the Government Code.

(5) The “service charge” permitted by Section 853.7 of the Penal Code and Section 40508.5 of the Vehicle Code.

(6) The “special penalty” dedicated for blood alcohol analysis, alcohol program services, traumatic brain injury research, and similar purposes.

(7) The “state penalty” required by Section 1464.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 302, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2008.)

1463.001.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this section, all fines and forfeitures imposed and collected for crimes other than parking offenses resulting from a filing in a court shall as soon as practicable after receipt thereof, be deposited with the county treasurer, and each month the total fines and forfeitures which have accumulated within the past month shall be distributed, as follows:

(a) The state penalties, county penalties, special penalties, service charges, and penalty allocations shall be transferred to the proper funds as required by law.

(b) The base fines shall be distributed, as follows:

(1) Any base fines which are subject to specific distribution under any other section shall be distributed to the specified funds of the state or local agency.

(2) Base fines resulting from county arrest not included in paragraph (1), shall be transferred into the proper funds of the county.

(3) Base fines resulting from city arrests not included in paragraph (1), an amount equal to the applicable county percentages set forth in Section 1463.002, as modified by Section 1463.28, shall be transferred into the proper funds of the county. Until July 1, 1998, the remainder of base fines resulting from city arrests shall be divided between each city and county, with 50 percent deposited to the county’s general fund, and 50 percent deposited to the treasury of the appropriate city, and thereafter the remainder of base fines resulting from city arrests shall be deposited to the treasury of the appropriate city.

(4) In a county that had an agreement as of March 22, 1977, that provides for city fines and forfeitures to accrue to the county in exchange for sales tax receipts, base fines resulting from city arrests not included in paragraph (1) shall be deposited into the proper funds of the county.

(c) Each county shall keep a record of its deposits to its treasury and its transmittal to each city treasury pursuant to this section.

(d) The distribution specified in subdivision (b) applies to all funds subject thereto distributed on or after July 1, 1992, regardless of whether the court has elected to allocate and distribute funds pursuant to Section 1464.8.

(e) Any amounts remitted to the county from amounts collected by the Franchise Tax Board upon referral by a county pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 19280) of Chapter 5 of Part 10.2 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code shall be allocated pursuant to this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 146, Sec. 14.5. Effective July 13, 1998.)

1463.002.
  

The base fine amounts from city arrests shall be subject to distribution according to the following schedule:

County and city

Percentage

Alameda

Alameda  ........................

18

Albany  ........................

29

Berkeley  ........................

19

Emeryville  ........................

13

Hayward  ........................

10

Livermore  ........................

 7

Oakland  ........................

22

Piedmont  ........................

44

Pleasanton  ........................

17

San Leandro  ........................

 9

County percentage  ........................

21

Amador

Amador  ........................

25

Ione  ........................

25

Jackson  ........................

25

Plymouth  ........................

25

Sutter Creek  ........................

25

County percentage  ........................

29

Butte

Biggs  ........................

75

Chico  ........................

22

Gridley  ........................

49

Oroville  ........................

 9

County percentage  ........................

20

Calaveras

Angels  ........................

62

County percentage  ........................

62

Colusa

Colusa  ........................

13

Williams  ........................

17

County percentage  ........................

16

Contra Costa

Antioch  ........................

11

Brentwood  ........................

24

Concord  ........................

18

El Cerrito  ........................

19

Hercules  ........................

14

Martinez  ........................

22

Pinole  ........................

22

Pittsburg  ........................

 5

Richmond  ........................

14

San Pablo  ........................

12

Walnut Creek  ........................

24

County percentage  ........................

14

Del Norte

Crescent City  ........................

19

County percentage  ........................

19

El Dorado

Placerville  ........................

14

County percentage  ........................

14

Fresno

Clovis  ........................

23

Coalinga  ........................

21

Firebaugh  ........................

16

Fowler  ........................

34

Fresno  ........................

26

Huron  ........................

24

Kerman  ........................

14

Kingsburg  ........................

34

Mendota  ........................

11

Orange Cove  ........................

24

Parlier  ........................

21

Reedley  ........................

30

Sanger  ........................

29

San Joaquin  ........................

15

Selma  ........................

14

County percentage  ........................

24

Glenn

Orland  ........................

27

Willows  ........................

36

County percentage  ........................

32

Humboldt

Arcata  ........................

 9

Blue Lake  ........................

26

Eureka  ........................

11

Ferndale  ........................

30

Fortuna  ........................

17

Trinidad  ........................

11

County percentage  ........................

11

Imperial

Brawley  ........................

 8

Calexico  ........................

10

Calipatria  ........................

30

El Centro  ........................

 5

Holtville  ........................

16

Imperial  ........................

 6

Westmorland  ........................

12

County percentage  ........................

 8

Inyo

Bishop  ........................

25

County percentage  ........................

25

Kern

Bakersfield  ........................

10

Delano  ........................

13

Maricopa  ........................

36

Shafter  ........................

15

Taft  ........................

19

Tehachapi  ........................

12

Wasco  ........................

28

County percentage  ........................

12

Kings

Corcoran  ........................

31

Hanford  ........................

21

Lemoore  ........................

25

County percentage  ........................

25

Lake

Lakeport  ........................

33

County percentage  ........................

33

Lassen

Susanville  ........................

21

County percentage  ........................

21

Los Angeles

Alhambra  ........................

13

Arcadia  ........................

11

Avalon  ........................

54

Azusa  ........................

11

Bell  ........................

11

Beverly Hills  ........................

14

Burbank  ........................

14

Claremont  ........................

 5

Compton  ........................

16

Covina  ........................

11

Culver City  ........................

10

El Monte  ........................

11

El Segundo  ........................

11

Gardena  ........................

22

Glendale  ........................

16

Glendora  ........................

12

Hawthorne  ........................

 7

Hermosa Beach  ........................

14

Huntington Park  ........................

12

Inglewood  ........................

16

La Verne  ........................

14

Long Beach  ........................

14

Los Angeles  ........................

 8

Lynwood  ........................

 9

Manhattan Beach  ........................

13

Maywood  ........................

15

Monrovia  ........................

11

Montebello  ........................

11

Monterey Park  ........................

11

Palos Verdes Estates  ........................

10

Pasadena  ........................

 9

Pomona  ........................

12

Redondo Beach  ........................

15

San Fernando  ........................

17

San Gabriel  ........................

16

San Marino  ........................

5

Santa Monica  ........................

11

Sierra Madre  ........................

11

Signal Hill  ........................

24

South Gate  ........................

13

South Pasadena  ........................

9

Torrance  ........................

16

Vernon  ........................

25

West Covina  ........................

11

Whittier  ........................

11

County percentage  ........................

11

Madera

Chowchilla  ........................

17

Madera  ........................

16

County percentage  ........................

17

Marin

Belvedere  ........................

16

Corte Madera  ........................

12

Fairfax  ........................

30

Larkspur  ........................

30

Mill Valley  ........................

13

Ross  ........................

18

San Anselmo  ........................

11

San Rafael  ........................

13

Sausalito  ........................

21

County percentage  ........................

16

Mendocino

Fort Bragg  ........................

19

Point Arena  ........................

40

Ukiah  ........................

10

Willits  ........................

24

County percentage  ........................

17

Merced

Atwater  ........................

23

Dos Palos  ........................

21

Gustine  ........................

23

Livingston  ........................

14

Los Banos  ........................

13

Merced  ........................

18

County percentage  ........................

18

Modoc

Alturas  ........................

42

County percentage  ........................

42

Monterey

Carmel  ........................

17

Gonzales  ........................

10

Greenfield  ........................

13

King City  ........................

36

Monterey  ........................

13

Pacific Grove  ........................

22

Salinas  ........................

36

Soledad  ........................

16

County percentage  ........................

23

Napa

Calistoga  ........................

37

Napa  ........................

11

St. Helena  ........................

12

County percentage  ........................

14

Nevada

Grass Valley  ........................

 7

Nevada City  ........................

17

County percentage  ........................

 9

Orange

County percentage  ........................

15

Placer

Auburn  ........................

18

Colfax  ........................

 8

Lincoln  ........................

26

Rocklin  ........................

16

Roseville  ........................

10

County percentage  ........................

14

Plumas

Portola  ........................

19

County percentage  ........................

19

Riverside

Banning  ........................

35

Beaumont  ........................

15

Blythe  ........................

 9

Coachella  ........................

12

Corona  ........................

12

Elsinore  ........................

10

Hemet  ........................

35

Indio  ........................

16

Palm Springs  ........................

35

Perris  ........................

14

Riverside  ........................

16

San Jacinto  ........................

41

County percentage  ........................

35

Sacramento

Folsom  ........................

31

Galt  ........................

25

Isleton  ........................

13

North Sacramento  ........................

10

Sacramento  ........................

21

County percentage  ........................

26

San Benito

Hollister  ........................

 9

San Juan Bautista  ........................

28

County percentage  ........................

11

San Bernardino

Barstow  ........................

23

Chino  ........................

14

Colton  ........................

21

Fontana  ........................

15

Needles  ........................

33

Ontario  ........................

20

Redlands  ........................

28

Rialto  ........................

15

San Bernardino  ........................

20

Upland  ........................

14

County percentage  ........................

20

San Diego

Carlsbad  ........................

 8

Chula Vista  ........................

23

Coronado  ........................

25

Del Mar  ........................

 8

El Cajon  ........................

17

Escondido  ........................

16

Imperial Beach  ........................

8

La Mesa  ........................

23

Lemon Grove  ........................

 8

National City  ........................

14

Oceanside  ........................

15

San Marcos  ........................

 8

Vista  ........................

 8

San Diego  ........................

 6

County percentage  ........................

25

San Joaquin

Lodi  ........................

18

Manteca  ........................

 8

Ripon  ........................

11

Stockton  ........................

14

Tracy  ........................

15

County percentage  ........................

14

San Luis Obispo

Arroyo Grande  ........................

 9

Paso Robles  ........................

26

Pismo Beach  ........................

 8

San Luis Obispo  ........................

21

County percentage  ........................

16

San Mateo

Atherton  ........................

27

Belmont  ........................

 7

Burlingame  ........................

38

Colma  ........................

40

Daly City  ........................

24

Hillsborough  ........................

75

Menlo Park  ........................

12

Millbrae  ........................

16

Redwood City  ........................

27

San Bruno  ........................

13

San Carlos  ........................

 8

San Mateo  ........................

42

South San Francisco  ........................

12

County percentage  ........................

21

Santa Barbara

Guadalupe  ........................

28

Lompoc  ........................

16

Santa Barbara  ........................

11

Santa Maria  ........................

12

County percentage  ........................

13

Santa Clara

Alviso  ........................

75

Campbell  ........................

16

Gilroy  ........................

28

Los Altos  ........................

16

Los Gatos  ........................

30

Morgan Hill  ........................

11

Mountain View  ........................

13

Palo Alto  ........................

21

San Jose  ........................

13

Santa Clara  ........................

16

Sunnyvale  ........................

26

County percentage  ........................

16

Santa Cruz

Capitola  ........................

21

Santa Cruz  ........................

23

Watsonville  ........................

21

County percentage  ........................

22

Shasta

Redding  ........................

22

County percentage  ........................

22

Sierra

Loyalton  ........................

75

County percentage  ........................

75

Siskiyou

Dorris  ........................

18

Dunsmuir  ........................

29

Etna  ........................

18

Fort Jones  ........................

46

Montague  ........................

75

Mount Shasta  ........................

37

Tulelake  ........................

33

Yreka  ........................

30

County percentage  ........................

29

Solano

Benicia  ........................

17

Dixon  ........................

18

Fairfield  ........................

18

Rio Vista  ........................

19

Suisun  ........................

 7

Vacaville  ........................

15

Vallejo  ........................

18

County percentage  ........................

19

Sonoma

Cloverdale  ........................

40

Cotati  ........................

40

Healdsburg  ........................

40

Petaluma  ........................

24

Rohnert Park  ........................

40

Santa Rosa  ........................

40

Sebastopol  ........................

40

Sonoma  ........................

40

County percentage  ........................

40

Stanislaus

Ceres  ........................

14

Modesto  ........................

15

Newman  ........................

10

Oakdale  ........................

15

Patterson  ........................

20

Riverbank  ........................

18

Turlock  ........................

19

County percentage  ........................

15

Sutter

Live Oak  ........................

17

Yuba City  ........................

17

County percentage  ........................

17

Tehama

Corning  ........................

26

Red Bluff  ........................

39

Tehama  ........................

10

County percentage  ........................

31

Tulare

Dinuba  ........................

21

Exeter  ........................

23

Lindsay  ........................

24

Porterville  ........................

26

Tulare  ........................

20

Visalia  ........................

17

Woodlake  ........................

15

County percentage  ........................

21

Tuolumne

Sonora  ........................

23

County percentage  ........................

23

Ventura

Fillmore  ........................

16

Ojai  ........................

16

Oxnard  ........................

16

Port Hueneme  ........................

16

Santa Paula  ........................

16

Ventura  ........................

16

County percentage  ........................

16

Yolo

Davis  ........................

22

Winters  ........................

19

Woodland  ........................

20

County percentage  ........................

20

Yuba

Marysville  ........................

15

Wheatland  ........................

38

County percentage  ........................

15

With respect to any city arrest from a city which is not set forth in the above schedule, the county percentage shall apply. A county and city therein may, by mutual agreement, adjust these percentages. Where a county and a city have, prior to June 1, 1991, entered into an agreement to adjust the percentage specified in this section, or where a county and a city have entered into an agreement governing the distribution of revenue from parking penalties, those agreements shall remain in full force and effect until changed by mutual agreement.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 20. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.004.
  

(a) If a sentencing judge specifies only the total fine or forfeiture, or if an automated case-processing system requires it, percentage calculations may be employed to establish the components of total fines or forfeitures, provided that the aggregate monthly distributions resulting from the calculations are the same as would be produced by strict observance of the statutory distributions.

(b) If a fund would receive less than one hundred dollars ($100) in monthly distributions of total fines and forfeitures by a particular court for at least 11 months of each year, the court may omit that fund from the system for calculating distributions, and shall instead apply the distribution provided for by Section 1463.001.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 22. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.005.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463.001, in a county subject to Section 77202.5 of the Government Code, of base fines resulting from arrests not subject to allocation under paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 1463.001, by a California Highway Patrol Officer on state highways constructed as freeways within the city whereon city police officers enforced the provisions of the Vehicle Code on April 1, 1965, 25 percent shall be deposited in the treasury of the appropriate city, 75 percent shall be deposited in the proper funds of the county.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 850, Sec. 51. Effective January 1, 1998.)

1463.006.
  

Any money deposited with the court or with the clerk thereof which, by order of the court or for any other reason, should be returned, in whole or in part, to any person, or which is by law payable to the state or to any other public agency, shall be paid to that person or to the state or to the other public agency by warrant of the county auditor, which shall be drawn upon the requisition of the clerk of the court.

All money deposited as bail which has not been claimed within one year after the final disposition of the case in which the money was deposited, or within one year after an order made by the court for the return or delivery of the money to any person, shall be apportioned between the city and the county and paid or transferred in the manner provided by statute for the apportionment and payment of fines and forfeitures. This paragraph controls over any conflicting provisions of law.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 23. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.007.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, a county or court that operates a comprehensive collection program may deduct the costs of operating that program, excluding capital expenditures, from any revenues collected under that program. The costs shall be deducted before any distribution of revenues to other governmental entities required by any other law. A county or court operating a comprehensive collection program may establish a minimum base fee, fine, forfeiture, penalty, or assessment amount for inclusion in the program.

(b) Once debt becomes delinquent, it continues to be delinquent and may be subject to collection by a comprehensive collection program. Debt is delinquent and subject to collection by a comprehensive collection program if any of the following conditions is met:

(1) A defendant does not post bail or appear on or before the date on which he or she promised to appear, or any lawful continuance of that date, if that defendant was eligible to post and forfeit bail.

(2) A defendant does not pay the amount imposed by the court on or before the date ordered by the court, or any lawful continuance of that date.

(3) A defendant has failed to make an installment payment on the date specified by the court.

(c) For the purposes of this section, a “comprehensive collection program” is a separate and distinct revenue collection activity that meets each of the following criteria:

(1) The program identifies and collects amounts arising from delinquent court-ordered debt, whether or not a warrant has been issued against the alleged violator.

(2) The program complies with the requirements of subdivision (b) of Section 1463.010.

(3) The program engages in each of the following activities:

(A) Attempts telephone contact with delinquent debtors for whom the program has a telephone number to inform them of their delinquent status and payment options.

(B) Notifies delinquent debtors for whom the program has an address in writing of their outstanding obligation within 95 days of delinquency.

(C) Generates internal monthly reports to track collections data, such as age of debt and delinquent amounts outstanding.

(D) Uses Department of Motor Vehicles information to locate delinquent debtors.

(E) Accepts payment of delinquent debt by credit card.

(4) The program engages in at least five of the following activities:

(A) Sends delinquent debt to the Franchise Tax Board’s Court-Ordered Debt Collections Program.

(B) Sends delinquent debt to the Franchise Tax Board’s Interagency Intercept Collections Program.

(C) Initiates driver’s license suspension or hold actions when appropriate for a failure to appear in court.

(D) Contracts with one or more private debt collectors to collect delinquent debt.

(E) Sends monthly bills or account statements to all delinquent debtors.

(F) Contracts with local, regional, state, or national skip tracing or locator resources or services to locate delinquent debtors.

(G) Coordinates with the probation department to locate debtors who may be on formal or informal probation.

(H) Uses Employment Development Department employment and wage information to collect delinquent debt.

(I) Establishes wage and bank account garnishments where appropriate.

(J) Places liens on real property owned by delinquent debtors when appropriate.

(K) Uses an automated dialer or automatic call distribution system to manage telephone calls.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 17, Sec. 33. (AB 103) Effective June 27, 2017.)

1463.009.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463, all bail forfeitures that are collected from any source in a case in which a defendant is charged and convicted of a violation of Section 261, 264.1, 286, 287, 288, 288.5, or 289, or former Section 288a, or of a violent felony as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 667.5 or a serious felony as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1192.7, and that are required to be deposited with the county treasurer shall be allocated according to the following priority:

(a) The county shall be reimbursed for reasonable administrative costs for the collection of the forfeited property, the maintenance and preservation of the property, and the distribution of the property pursuant to this section.

(b) Out of the remainder of the forfeited bail money, a total of up to 50 percent shall be distributed in the amount necessary to satisfy any civil court judgment in favor of a victim as a result of the offense or a restitution order due to a criminal conviction to a victim who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense if the defendant is convicted under Section 261, 264.1, 286, 287, 288, 288.5, or 289, or former Section 288a, and to a victim of any age if the defendant has been convicted of a violent felony as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 667.5 or a serious felony as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1192.7.

(c) The balance of the amount collected shall be deposited pursuant to Section 1463.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 423, Sec. 99. (SB 1494) Effective January 1, 2019.)

1463.010.
  

The uniform imposition and enforcement of court-ordered debts are recognized as an important element of California’s judicial system. Prompt, efficient, and effective imposition and collection of court-ordered fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, restitution, and assessments ensure the appropriate respect for court orders. The California State Association of Counties and the Administrative Office of the Courts are jointly committed to identifying, improving, and seeking to expand access to mechanisms and tools that will enhance efforts to collect court-ordered debt. To provide for this prompt, efficient, and effective collection:

(a) The Judicial Council shall adopt guidelines for a comprehensive program concerning the collection of moneys owed for fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, and assessments imposed by court order. As part of its guidelines, the Judicial Council may establish standard agreements for entities to provide collection services. As part of its guidelines, the Judicial Council shall include provisions that promote competition by and between entities in providing collection services to courts and counties. The Judicial Council may delegate to the Administrative Director of the Courts the implementation of the aspects of this program to be carried out at the state level.

(b) The courts and counties shall maintain the collection program that was in place on January 1, 1996, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the court and county. The program may wholly or partially be staffed and operated within the court itself, may be wholly or partially staffed and operated by the county, or may be wholly or partially contracted with a third party. In carrying out this collection program, each superior court and county shall develop a cooperative plan to implement the Judicial Council guidelines. In the event that a court and a county are unwilling or unable to enter into a cooperative plan pursuant to this section, prior to the arbitration procedures required by subdivision (e) of Section 1214.1, the court or the county may request the continuation of negotiations with mediation assistance as mutually agreed upon and provided by the Administrative Director of the Courts and the California State Association of Counties.

(c) The Judicial Council shall develop performance measures and benchmarks to review the effectiveness of the cooperative superior court and county collection programs operating pursuant to this section. Each superior court and county shall jointly report to the Judicial Council, as provided by the Judicial Council, information requested in a reporting template on or before September 1, 2009, and annually thereafter. The Judicial Council shall report to the Legislature on December 31, 2009, and annually thereafter, on all of the following:

(1) The extent to which each court or county is following best practices for its collection program.

(2) The performance of each collection program.

(3) Any changes necessary to improve performance of collection programs statewide.

(d) The Judicial Council may, when the efficiency and effectiveness of the collection process may be improved, facilitate a joint collection program between superior courts, between counties, or between superior courts and counties.

(e) The Judicial Council may establish, by court rule, a program providing for the suspension and nonrenewal of a business and professional license if the holder of the license has unpaid fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, and assessments imposed upon them under a court order. The Judicial Council may provide that some or all of the superior courts or counties participate in the program. Any program established by the Judicial Council shall ensure that the licensee receives adequate and appropriate notice of the proposed suspension or nonrenewal of his or her license and has an opportunity to contest the suspension or nonrenewal. The opportunity to contest may not require a court hearing.

(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Judicial Council, after consultation with the Franchise Tax Board with respect to collections under Section 19280 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, may provide for an amnesty program involving the collection of outstanding fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, and assessments, applicable either statewide or within one or more counties. The amnesty program shall provide that some or all of the interest or collections costs imposed on outstanding fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, and assessments may be waived if the remaining amounts due are paid within the amnesty period.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 311, Sec. 28. Effective January 1, 2009.)

1463.011.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a court, during the course of its routine process to collect fees, fines, forfeitures, or other penalties imposed by a court due to a citation issued for the violation of a state or local law, obtains information indicating that a person under 25 years of age, who has been issued a citation for truancy, loitering, curfew violations, or illegal lodging that is outstanding or unpaid, is homeless or has no permanent address, the court shall not garnish the wages or levy against bank accounts of that person until that person is 25 years of age or older, as that age is recorded by that person’s credit report or other document already in the possession of, or previously provided to, the court.

(b) For purposes of this section a person is considered to be “homeless” or as having “no permanent address” if that person does not have a fixed, regular, adequate nighttime residence, or has a primary nighttime residence that is one of the following:

(1) A supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations, including, but not limited to, welfare hotels, congregate shelters, and transitional housing for the mentally ill.

(2) An institution that provides a temporary residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized.

(3) A public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a court from engaging in any other lawful debt collection activities.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a court to perform any further investigation or financial screening into any matter beyond the scope of its regular duties.

(e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the Judicial Council from altering any best practices or recommendations for collection programs pursuant to Section 1463.010.

(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a court from garnishing a person’s wages or levying against a person’s bank accounts if the court, subsequent to its initial determination that the person was a homeless youth exempt from wage garnishment or levy under this section, obtains evidence that the individual is no longer homeless.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 466, Sec. 2. (AB 1111) Effective January 1, 2012.)

1463.012.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, if a court, during the course of its routine process to collect fees, fines, forfeitures, or other penalties imposed by a court due to a citation issued for the violation of a state or local law, obtains information indicating that a person who has been issued a citation for loitering, curfew violations, or illegal lodging that is outstanding or unpaid served in the military within the last eight years and is homeless or has no permanent address, the court shall not garnish the wages or levy against bank accounts of that person for five years from the date that the court obtained that information.

(b) For purposes of this section, a person is considered to be “homeless” or as having “no permanent address” if that person does not have a fixed, regular, adequate nighttime residence, or has a primary nighttime residence that is one of the following:

(1) A supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations, including, but not limited to, welfare hotels, congregate shelters, and transitional housing for the mentally ill.

(2) An institution that provides a temporary residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized.

(3) A public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a court from engaging in any other lawful debt collection activities.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a court to perform any further investigation or financial screening into any matter beyond the scope of its regular duties.

(e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the Judicial Council from altering any best practices or recommendations for collection programs pursuant to Section 1463.010.

(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a court from garnishing a person’s wages or levying against a person’s bank accounts if the court, subsequent to its initial determination that the person was a homeless veteran exempt from wage garnishment or levy under this section, obtains evidence that the individual is no longer homeless, or that the court had, on a previous occasion, suspended garnishment of that person’s wages or levying against that person’s bank accounts pursuant to subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 234, Sec. 2. (AB 508) Effective January 1, 2014.)

1463.02.
  

(a) On or before June 30, 2011, the Judicial Council shall establish a task force to evaluate criminal and traffic-related court-ordered debts imposed against adult and juvenile offenders. The task force shall be comprised of the following members:

(1) Two members appointed by the California State Association of Counties.

(2) Two members appointed by the League of California Cities.

(3) Two court executives, two judges, and two Administrative Office of the Courts employees appointed by the Judicial Council.

(4) One member appointed by the Controller.

(5) One member appointed by the Franchise Tax Board.

(6) One member appointed by the California Victim Compensation Board.

(7) One member appointed by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

(8) One member appointed by the Department of Finance.

(9) One member appointed by each house of the Legislature.

(10) A county public defender and a city attorney appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.

(11) A defense attorney in private practice and a district attorney appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules.

(b) The Judicial Council shall designate a chairperson for the task force. The task force shall, among other duties, do all of the following:

(1) Identify all criminal and traffic-related court-ordered fees, fines, forfeitures, penalties, and assessments imposed under law.

(2) Identify the distribution of revenue derived from those debts and the expenditures made by those entities that benefit from the revenues.

(3) Consult with state and local entities that would be affected by a simplification and consolidation of criminal and traffic-related court-ordered debts.

(4) Evaluate and make recommendations to the Judicial Council and the Legislature for consolidating and simplifying the imposition of criminal and traffic-related court-ordered debts and the distribution of the revenue derived from those debts with the goal of improving the process for those entities that benefit from the revenues, and recommendations, if any, for adjustment to the court-ordered debts.

(c) The task force also shall document recent annual revenues from the various penalty assessments and surcharges and, to the extent feasible, evaluate the extent to which the amount of each penalty assessment and surcharge impacts total annual revenues, imposition of criminal sentences, and the actual amounts assessed.

(d) The task force also shall evaluate and make recommendations to the Judicial Council and the Legislature on or before June 30, 2011, regarding the priority in which court-ordered debts should be satisfied and the use of comprehensive collection programs authorized pursuant to Section 1463.007, including associated cost-recovery practices.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 31, Sec. 243. (SB 836) Effective June 27, 2016.)

1463.04.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463, out of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, there shall be transferred once a month into the State Treasury to the credit of the Winter Recreation Fund an amount equal to 50 percent of all fines and forfeitures collected during the preceding month upon conviction or upon the forfeiture of bail from any person of any violation of Section 5091.15 of the Public Resources Code, and an amount equal to the remaining 50 percent shall be transferred to the county general fund and deposited in a special account which shall be used exclusively to pay for the cost of furthering the purposes of the California SNO-PARK Permit Program, including, but not limited to, the snow removal, maintenance, and development of designated parking areas.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 25. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.07.
  

An administrative screening fee of twenty-five dollars ($25) shall be collected from each person arrested and released on his or her own recognizance upon conviction of any criminal offense related to the arrest other than an infraction. A citation processing fee in the amount of ten dollars ($10) shall be collected from each person cited and released by any peace officer in the field or at a jail facility upon conviction of any criminal offense, other than an infraction, related to the criminal offense cited in the notice to appear. However, the court may determine a lesser fee than otherwise provided in this subdivision upon a showing that the defendant is unable to pay the full amount. All fees collected pursuant to this subdivision shall be deposited by the county auditor in the general fund of the county. This subdivision applies only to convictions occurring on or after the effective date of the act adding this subdivision.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 850, Sec. 56. Effective January 1, 1998.)

1463.1.
  

Notwithstanding any other provisions of law except Section 77009 of the Government Code, any trial court may elect, with prior approval of the Administrative Director of the Courts, to deposit in a bank account pursuant to Section 53679 of the Government Code, all moneys deposited as bail with the court, or with the clerk thereof.

All moneys received and disbursed through the bank account shall be properly and uniformly accounted for under any procedures the Controller may deem necessary. The Judicial Council may regulate the bank accounts, provided that its regulations are not inconsistent with those of the Controller.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 812, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 2002.)

1463.5.
  

The distribution of funds required pursuant to Section 1463, and the distribution of assessments imposed and collected under Section 1464 and Section 42006 of the Vehicle Code, may be determined and made upon the basis of probability sampling. The sampling shall be procedural in nature and shall not substantively modify the distributions required pursuant to Sections 1463 and 1464 and Section 42006 of the Vehicle Code. The procedure for the sampling shall be prescribed by the county auditor and the procedure and its implementation shall be approved by the board of supervisors and a majority of the cities within a county. The reasonableness of the distribution shall be verified during the audit performed pursuant to Section 71383 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 897, Sec. 40.)

1463.7.
  

Funds transferred to the Regents of the University of California pursuant to Section 1462.3 may not be utilized to purchase land or to construct any parking facility. These funds shall be utilized for the development, enhancement, and operation of alternate methods of transportation of students and employees of the University of California and for the mitigation of the impact of off-campus student and employee parking in university communities.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 26. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.9.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1463, 50 percent of all fines and forfeitures collected upon conviction, or upon forfeiture of bail, for violations of Section 13002 of the Health and Safety Code, Sections 23111 and 23112, and subdivision (a) of Section 23113 of the Vehicle Code, and Section 374.3 of this code shall be kept separate and apart from any other fines and forfeitures. These fines and forfeitures shall, as soon as practicable after their receipt, be deposited with the county treasurer of the county in which the court is situated and shall be distributed as prescribed in Section 1463, except that the money distributed to any county or city shall be expended only for litter cleanup activities within that city or county.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 27. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.10.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463, fines and forfeitures which are collected for a conviction of a violation of Section 11366.7 of the Health and Safety Code and which are required to be deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463 shall be allocated as follows:

(a) To reimburse any local agency for the reasonable costs of the removal and disposal, or storage, of any chemical or drug, or any laboratory apparatus or device, sold by a person convicted under Section 11366.7 of the Health and Safety Code.

(b) The balance of the amount collected, if any, shall be deposited by the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 979, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1995.)

1463.11.
  

Notwithstanding Sections 1463 and 1464 of this code and Section 76000 of the Government Code, moneys that are collected for a violation of subdivision (a) or (c) of Section 21453 of, subdivision (c) of Section 21454 of, or subdivision (a) of Section 21457 of, the Vehicle Code, and which are required to be deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463 of this code shall be allocated as follows:

(a) The first 30 percent of the amount collected shall be allocated to the general fund of the city or county in which the offense occurred.

(b) The balance of the amount collected shall be deposited by the county treasurer under Sections 1463 and 1464.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 852, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1998.)

1463.12.
  

Notwithstanding Sections 1463 and 1464 of this code and Section 76000 of the Government Code, moneys that are collected for a violation of subdivision (c) of Section 21752 or Section 22450 of the Vehicle Code, involving railroad grade crossings, or Section 22451, 22452, or subdivision (c) of Section 22526 of the Vehicle Code, and that are required to be deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463 of this code shall be allocated as follows:

(a) If the offense occurred in an area where a transit district or transportation commission or authority established under Division 12 (commencing with Section 130000) of the Public Utilities Code provides rail transportation, the first 30 percent of the amount collected shall be allocated to the general fund of that transit district or transportation commission or authority to be used only for public safety and public education purposes relating to railroad grade crossings.

(b) If there is no transit district or transportation commission or authority providing rail transportation in the area where the offense occurred, the first 30 percent of the amount collected shall be allocated to the general fund of the county in which the offense occurred, to be used only for public safety and public education purposes relating to railroad grade crossings.

(c) The balance of the amount collected shall be deposited by the county treasurer under Section 1463.

(d) A transit district, transportation commission or authority, or a county that is allocated funds pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b) shall provide public safety and public education relating to railroad grade crossings only to the extent that those purposes are funded by the allocations provided pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b).

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 716, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2006.)

1463.13.
  

(a) Each county may develop, implement, operate, and administer an alcohol and drug problem assessment program for persons convicted of a crime in which the court finds that alcohol or substance abuse was substantially involved in the commission of the crime. This program may be operated in coordination with the program developed under Article 6 (commencing with Section 23645) of Chapter 4 of Division 11.5 of the Vehicle Code.

(1) A portion of any program established pursuant to this section shall include a face-to-face interview with each program participant.

(2) No person convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance or a related offense shall participate in any program established pursuant to this section.

(b) An alcohol and drug problem assessment report shall be made on each person who participates in the program. The report may be used to determine the appropriate sentence for the person. The report shall be submitted to the court within 14 days of the completion of the assessment.

(c) In any county in which the county operates an alcohol and drug problem assessment program under this section, a court may order any person convicted of a crime that involved the use of drugs or alcohol, including any person who is found to have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the commission of the crime, to participate in the assessment program.

(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in addition to any other fine or penalty assessment, there shall be levied an assessment of not more than one hundred fifty dollars ($150) upon every fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed and collected by the courts for a public offense wherein the court orders the offender to participate in a county alcohol and drug problem assessment program. The assessment shall only be levied in a county upon the adoption of a resolution by the board of supervisors of the county making that county subject to this section.

(e) The court shall determine if the defendant has the ability to pay the assessment. If the court determines that the defendant has the ability to pay the assessment then the court may set the amount to be reimbursed and order the defendant to pay that sum to the county in the manner which the court determines is reasonable and compatible with the defendant’s financial ability. In making a determination of whether a defendant has the ability to pay, the court shall take into account the amount of any fine imposed upon the defendant and any amount the defendant has been ordered to pay in victim restitution.

(f) Notwithstanding Section 1463 or 1464 of the Penal Code or any other provision of law, all moneys collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in a special account in the county treasury and shall be used exclusively to pay for the costs of developing, implementing, operating, maintaining, and evaluating alcohol and drug problem assessment and monitoring programs.

(g) On January 15 of each year, the treasurer of each county that administers an alcohol and drug problem assessment and monitoring program shall determine those moneys in the special account which were not expended during the preceding fiscal year, and shall transfer those moneys to the general fund of the county.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 165, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2001.)

1463.14.
  

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1463, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, fifty dollars ($50) of each fine collected for each conviction of a violation of Section 23103, 23104, 23105, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited in a special account that shall be used exclusively to pay for the cost of performing for the county, or a city or special district within the county, analysis of blood, breath or urine for alcohol content or for the presence of drugs, or for services related to that testing. The sum shall not exceed the reasonable cost of providing the services for which the sum is intended.

On November 1 of each year, the treasurer of each county shall determine those moneys in the special account that were not expended during the preceding fiscal year, and shall transfer those moneys into the general fund of the county. The board of supervisors may, by resolution, assign the treasurer’s duty to determine the amount of money that was not expended to the auditor or another county officer. The county may retain an amount of that money equal to its administrative cost incurred pursuant to this section, and shall distribute the remainder pursuant to Section 1463. If the account becomes exhausted, the public entity ordering a test performed pursuant to this subdivision shall bear the costs of the test.

(b) The board of supervisors of a county may, by resolution, authorize an additional penalty upon each defendant convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 of the Vehicle Code, of an amount equal to the cost of testing for alcohol content, less the fifty dollars ($50) deposited as provided in subdivision (a). The additional penalty authorized by this subdivision shall be imposed only in those instances where the defendant has the ability to pay, but in no case shall the defendant be ordered to pay a penalty in excess of fifty dollars ($50). The penalty authorized shall be deposited directly with the county, or city or special district within the county, that performed the test, in the special account described in subdivision (a), and shall not be the basis for an additional assessment pursuant to Section 1464, or Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76010) of Title 8 of the Government Code.

For purposes of this subdivision, “ability to pay” means the overall capability of the defendant to pay the additional penalty authorized by this subdivision, taking into consideration all of the following:

(1) Present financial obligations, including family support obligations, and fines, penalties, and other obligations to the court.

(2) Reasonably discernible future financial position over the next 12 months.

(3) Any other factor or factors that may bear upon the defendant’s financial ability to pay the additional penalty.

(c) The Department of Justice shall promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 682, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2008.)

1463.15.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463, if a county board of supervisors establishes a combined vehicle inspection and sobriety checkpoint program under Section 2814.1 of the Vehicle Code, thirty-five dollars ($35) of the money deposited with the county treasurer under Section 1463.001 and collected from each fine and forfeiture imposed under subdivision (b) of Section 42001.2 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited in a special account to be used exclusively to pay the cost incurred by the county for establishing and conducting the combined vehicle inspection and sobriety checkpoint program. The money allocated to pay the cost incurred by the county for establishing and conducting the combined checkpoint program pursuant to this section may only be deposited in the special account after a fine imposed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 42001.2, and any penalty assessment thereon, has been collected.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 482, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2004.)

1463.16.
  

(a) Notwithstanding Section 1203.1 or 1463, fifty dollars ($50) of each fine collected for each conviction of a violation of Section 23103, 23104, 23105, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited with the county treasurer in a special account for exclusive allocation by the county for the county’s alcoholism program, with approval of the board of supervisors, for alcohol programs and services for the general population. These funds shall be allocated through the local planning process and expenditures reported to the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 11798.2 and subdivision (a) of Section 11818.5 of the Health and Safety Code. Programs shall be certified by the State Department of Health Care Services or have made application for certification to be eligible for funding under this section. The county shall implement the intent and procedures of subdivision (b) of Section 11812 of the Health and Safety Code while distributing funds under this section.

(b) In a county of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 15th, 19th, 20th, or 24th class, notwithstanding Section 1463, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, fifty dollars ($50) for each conviction of a violation of Section 23103, 23104, 23105, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited in a special account for exclusive allocation by the administrator of the county’s alcoholism program, with approval of the board of supervisors, for alcohol programs and services for the general population. These funds shall be allocated through the local planning process and expenditures reported to the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 11798.2 and subdivision (a) of Section 11818.5 of the Health and Safety Code. For those services for which standards have been developed and certification is available, programs shall be certified by the State Department of Health Care Services or shall apply for certification to be eligible for funding under this section. The county alcohol administrator shall implement the intent and procedures of subdivision (b) of Section 11812 of the Health and Safety Code while distributing funds under this section.

(c) The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County may, by resolution, authorize the imposition of a fifty dollar ($50) assessment by the court upon each defendant convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 of the Vehicle Code for deposit in the account from which the fifty dollar ($50) distribution specified in subdivision (a) is deducted.

(d) It is the specific intent of the Legislature that funds expended under this part shall be used for ongoing alcoholism program services as well as for contracts with private nonprofit organizations to upgrade facilities to meet state certification and state licensing standards and federal nondiscrimination regulations relating to accessibility for handicapped persons.

(e) Counties may retain up to 5 percent of the funds collected to offset administrative costs of collection and disbursement.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 22, Sec. 78. (AB 75) Effective June 27, 2013. Operative July 1, 2013, by Sec. 110 of Ch. 22.)

1463.17.
  

(a) In a county of the 19th class, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, fifty dollars ($50) for each conviction of a violation of Section 23103, 23104, 23105, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited in a special account to be used exclusively to pay the cost incurred by the county or a city or special district within the county, with approval of the board of supervisors, for performing analysis of blood, breath, or urine for alcohol content or for the presence of drugs, or for services related to the testing.

(b) The application of this section shall not reduce the county’s remittance to the state specified in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 77201, paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 77201.1, and paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 77201.3 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 682, Sec. 7.5. Effective January 1, 2008.)

1463.18.
  

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1463, moneys which are collected for a conviction of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 of the Vehicle Code and which are required to be deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463 shall be allocated as follows:

(1) The first twenty dollars ($20) of any amount collected for a conviction shall be transferred to the Restitution Fund. This amount shall be aggregated by the county treasurer and transferred to the State Treasury once per month for deposit in the Restitution Fund.

(2) The balance of the amount collected, if any, shall be deposited by the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463.

(b) The amount transferred to the Restitution Fund pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any amount of any additional fine or assessment imposed pursuant to Sections 1202.4 and 1203.04, as operative on or before August 3, 1995, or Section 13967, as operative on or before September 28, 1994, of the Government Code. The amount deposited to the Restitution Fund pursuant to this section shall be used for the purpose of indemnification of victims pursuant to Section 13965 of the Government Code, with priority given to victims of alcohol-related traffic offenses.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1077, Sec. 26. Effective January 1, 1997.)

1463.20.
  

Notwithstanding any other law, fifty dollars ($50) of every parking penalty received by a local entity pursuant to Section 42001.5 of the Vehicle Code may be deposited by the treasurer of the local entity in a special account to be used by the local entity for the sole purposes of altering existing public facilities to make them accessible to persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101, et seq.), and federal regulations adopted pursuant to that act, and covering the actual administrative cost of setting aside fifty dollars ($50) of every parking penalty received pursuant to Section 42001.5 of the Vehicle Code for that purpose.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 137, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1994.)

1463.22.
  

(a) Notwithstanding Section 1463, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, seventeen dollars and fifty cents ($17.50) for each conviction of a violation of Section 16028 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited by the county treasurer in a special account and allocated to defray costs of municipal and superior courts incurred in administering Sections 16028, 16030, and 16031 of the Vehicle Code. Any moneys in the special account in excess of the amount required to defray those costs shall be redeposited and distributed by the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 1463, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, three dollars ($3) for each conviction for a violation of Section 16028 of the Vehicle Code shall be initially deposited by the county treasurer in a special account, and shall be transmitted once per month to the Controller for deposit in the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund. These moneys shall be available, when appropriated, to defray the administrative costs incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to Sections 16031, 16032, 16034, and 16035 of the Vehicle Code. It is the intent of this subdivision to provide sufficient revenues to pay for all of the department’s costs in administering those sections of the Vehicle Code.

(c) Notwithstanding Section 1463, of the moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, ten dollars ($10) upon the conviction of, or upon the forfeiture of bail from, any person arrested or notified for a violation of Section 16028 of the Vehicle Code shall be deposited by the county treasurer in a special account and shall be transmitted monthly to the Controller for deposit in the General Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 422. Effective September 28, 1998.)

1463.25.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1203.1 or 1463, and in addition to any allocation under Section 1463.16, the moneys from alcohol abuse education and prevention penalty assessments collected pursuant to Section 23196 of the Vehicle Code shall be initially deposited by the county treasurer in a special county alcohol abuse and prevention fund for exclusive allocation by the county alcohol program administrator, subject to the approval of the board of supervisors, for the county’s alcohol abuse education and prevention program pursuant to Section 11802 of the Health and Safety Code.

A county shall not use more than 5 percent of the funds deposited in the special account for administrative costs.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 33. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.26.
  

Notwithstanding Section 1463, out of moneys deposited with the county treasurer pursuant to Section 1463, there shall be transferred, once a month, to the traffic fund of the city, an amount equal to one-third of all fines and forfeitures collected during the preceding month upon the conviction of, or upon the forfeiture of bail by, any person charged with a violation of Section 21655.5 or 21655.8 of the Vehicle Code within that city, and an amount equal to one-third of those fines and forfeitures shall be transferred into the general fund of the county, and an amount equal to one-third of those fines and forfeitures shall be transferred to the agency whose approval is required for high-occupancy vehicle lanes on state highways pursuant to Section 21655.6 of the Vehicle Code. If the arrest for a violation of either Section 21655.5 or 21655.8 of the Vehicle Code was not within a city, then 50 percent of the fines and forfeitures shall be transferred to the general fund of the county and 50 percent shall be transferred to the agency having authority to approve high-occupancy vehicle lanes pursuant to Section 21655.6 of the Vehicle Code. Money received by the agency having the authority to approve high-occupancy vehicle lanes pursuant to Section 21655.6 of the Vehicle Code shall be used by that agency for the purposes of improving traffic flow and traffic operations upon the state highway system within the jurisdiction of that agency. In counties where there exists a county transportation commission created pursuant to Division 12 (commencing with Section 130000) of the Public Utilities Code, that commission is the agency for purposes of this section.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 34. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1463.27.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in addition to any other fine or penalty assessment, the board of supervisors of a county may, by resolution, authorize a fee of not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) upon every fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed and collected by the courts for a crime of domestic violence specified in paragraph (1) of subdivision (e) of Section 243 and in Section 273.5. Notwithstanding Section 1463 or 1464, money collected pursuant to this section shall be used to fund domestic violence prevention programs that focus on assisting immigrants, refugees, or persons who live in a rural community. Counties with existing domestic violence prevention programs that assist those persons may direct funds to those programs.

(b) The court shall determine if the defendant has the ability to pay the fee imposed under this section. In making that determination, the court shall take into account the total amount of fines and restitution that the defendant is subject to, and may waive payment of this additional fee.

(c) The court shall deposit the moneys collected pursuant to this section in a fund designated by the board of supervisors, to be used as specified in subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 241, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2009.)

1463.28.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for each option county, as defined by Section 77004 of the Government Code, which has adopted the resolution specified in subdivision (b), that portion of fines and forfeitures, whether collected by the courts or by other processing agencies, which are attributable to an increase in the bail amounts adopted subsequent to the resolution pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1269b which would otherwise be divided between the county and cities within the county shall be deposited into the county general fund up to the annual limit listed in subdivision (b) for that county. Fine and forfeiture increments which exceed the specified annual limit shall be divided between the county and the cities within the county as otherwise provided by law. The scheduled bail amounts in such a county may exceed the bail amounts established by the Judicial Council pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1269b.

(b) The counties which may adopt a resolution directing that future increments in fines and forfeitures as specified in subdivision (a) be deposited in the county general fund and the annual limit applicable to those counties is as follows:

County

Annual Limit

Alpine  ........................

$   300,000

Amador  ........................

200,000

Butte  ........................

900,000

Calaveras  ........................

300,000

Contra Costa  ........................

100,000

Del Norte  ........................

200,000

Fresno  ........................

700,000

Humboldt  ........................

200,000

Kings  ........................

300,000

Lake  ........................

400,000

Lassen  ........................

200,000

Los Angeles  ........................

15,000,000

Madera  ........................

600,000

Mariposa  ........................

200,000

Mendocino  ........................

600,000

Modoc  ........................

200,000

Mono  ........................

200,000

Plumas  ........................

200,000

San Benito  ........................

300,000

San Diego  ........................

5,200,000

San Joaquin  ........................

1,000,000

Santa Clara  ........................

3,200,000

Sierra  ........................

300,000

Stanislaus  ........................

1,900,000

Sutter  ........................

800,000

Trinity  ........................

200,000

Tulare  ........................

2,000,000

Tuolumne  ........................

400,000

Yolo  ........................

700,000

Yuba  ........................

900,000

(c) Except as provided in Sections 40200.3 and 40200.4 of the Vehicle Code, this section does not apply to the collection of parking penalties.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 149, Sec. 76.5. Effective January 1, 2004.)

1464.
  

(a) (1) Subject to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code, and except as otherwise provided in this section, there shall be levied a state penalty in the amount of ten dollars ($10) for every ten dollars ($10), or part of ten dollars ($10), upon every fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed and collected by the courts for all criminal offenses, including all offenses, except parking offenses as defined in subdivision (i) of Section 1463, involving a violation of a section of the Vehicle Code or any local ordinance adopted pursuant to the Vehicle Code.

(2) Any bail schedule adopted pursuant to Section 1269b or bail schedule adopted by the Judicial Council pursuant to Section 40310 of the Vehicle Code may include the necessary amount to pay the penalties established by this section and Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code, and the surcharge authorized by Section 1465.7, for all matters where a personal appearance is not mandatory and the bail is posted primarily to guarantee payment of the fine.

(3) The penalty imposed by this section does not apply to the following:

(A) Any restitution fine.

(B) Any penalty authorized by Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code.

(C) Any parking offense subject to Article 3 (commencing with Section 40200) of Chapter 1 of Division 17 of the Vehicle Code.

(D) The state surcharge authorized by Section 1465.7.

(b) Where multiple offenses are involved, the state penalty shall be based upon the total fine or bail for each case. When a fine is suspended, in whole or in part, the state penalty shall be reduced in proportion to the suspension.

(c) When any deposited bail is made for an offense to which this section applies, and for which a court appearance is not mandatory, the person making the deposit shall also deposit a sufficient amount to include the state penalty prescribed by this section for forfeited bail. If bail is returned, the state penalty paid thereon pursuant to this section shall also be returned.

(d) In any case where a person convicted of any offense, to which this section applies, is in prison until the fine is satisfied, the judge may waive all or any part of the state penalty, the payment of which would work a hardship on the person convicted or his or her immediate family.

(e) After a determination by the court of the amount due, the clerk of the court shall collect the penalty and transmit it to the county treasury. The portion thereof attributable to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code shall be deposited in the appropriate county fund and 70 percent of the balance shall then be transmitted to the State Treasury, to be deposited in the State Penalty Fund, which is hereby created, and 30 percent to remain on deposit in the county general fund. The transmission to the State Treasury shall be carried out in the same manner as fines collected for the state by a county.

(f) Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance shall provide a schedule to the Controller for all transfers of funds made available by the Budget Act from the State Penalty Fund in the current fiscal year.

(g) Upon the order of the Department of Finance, sufficient funds may be transferred by the Controller from the General Fund for cashflow needs of the State Penalty Fund. A cashflow loan made pursuant to this provision shall be short term and does not constitute a General Fund expenditure. A cashflow loan and the repayment of a cashflow loan does not affect the General Fund reserve.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 17, Sec. 34. (AB 103) Effective June 27, 2017.)

1464.05.
  

Wherever the word “assessment” appears in any reference to Section 1464 in any law or regulation with regard to a fine, penalty, or bail forfeiture, it shall be deemed to refer to the penalty, state penalty, or additional penalty required by Section 1464.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1293, Sec. 3.)

1464.8.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when an allocation and distribution of any fine, forfeiture, penalty, fee, or assessment collected in any criminal case is made, including, but not limited to, moneys collected pursuant to this chapter, Section 13003 of the Fish and Game Code, Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code, and Sections 11372.5 and 11502 of the Health and Safety Code, the allocation and distribution of any payment may be based upon the law in effect during the accounting period when the payment is made.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 189, Sec. 37. Effective July 29, 1991.)

1465.5.
  

An assessment of two dollars ($2) for every ten dollars ($10) or fraction thereof, for every fine, forfeiture, or parking penalty imposed and collected pursuant to Section 42001.13 of the Vehicle Code for violation of Section 22507.8 of the Vehicle Code, may be imposed by each county upon the adoption of a resolution by the board of supervisors. An assessment imposed by this section shall be collected and disbursed as provided in Section 9545 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 555, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2004.)

1465.6.
  

(a) In addition to an assessment levied pursuant to Section 1465.5 of this code, or any other law, an additional assessment equal to 10 percent of the fine imposed under Section 42001.5, 42001.13, or 42002 of the Vehicle Code shall be imposed by each county for a criminal violation of the following:

(1) Subdivisions (b), (c), and (d) of Section 4461 of the Vehicle Code.

(2) Subdivision (c) of Section 4463 of the Vehicle Code.

(3) Section 22507.8 of the Vehicle Code.

(4) Section 22522 of the Vehicle Code.

(b) An assessment imposed pursuant to this section shall be deposited with the city or county where the violation occurred.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 415, Sec. 1. (AB 144) Effective January 1, 2010.)

1465.7.
  

(a) A state surcharge of 20 percent shall be levied on the base fine used to calculate the state penalty assessment as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1464.

(b) This surcharge shall be in addition to the state penalty assessed pursuant to Section 1464 of the Penal Code and may not be included in the base fine used to calculate the state penalty assessment as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1464.

(c) After a determination by the court of the amount due, the clerk of the court shall cause the amount of the state surcharge collected to be transmitted to the General Fund.

(d) Notwithstanding Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code and subdivision (b) of Section 68090.8 of the Government Code, the full amount of the surcharge shall be transmitted to the State Treasury to be deposited in the General Fund. Of the amount collected from the total amount of the fines, penalties, and surcharges imposed, the amount of the surcharge established by this section shall be transmitted to the State Treasury to be deposited in the General Fund.

(e) When any deposited bail is made for an offense to which this section applies, and for which a court appearance is not mandatory, the person making the deposit shall also deposit a sufficient amount to include the surcharge prescribed by this section.

(f) When amounts owed by an offender as a result of a conviction are paid in installment payments, payments shall be credited pursuant to Section 1203.1d. The amount of the surcharge established by this section shall be transmitted to the State Treasury prior to the county retaining or disbursing the remaining amount of the fines, penalties, and forfeitures imposed.

(g) Notwithstanding Sections 40512.6 and 42007 of the Vehicle Code, the term “total bail” as used in subdivision (a) of Section 42007 of the Vehicle Code does not include the surcharge set forth in this section. The surcharge set forth in this section shall be levied on what would have been the base fine had the provisions of Section 42007 not been invoked and the proceeds from the imposition of the surcharge shall be treated as otherwise set forth in this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 176, Sec. 63. Effective August 24, 2007.)

1465.8.
  

(a) (1) To assist in funding court operations, an assessment of forty dollars ($40) shall be imposed on every conviction for a criminal offense, including a traffic offense, except parking offenses as defined in subdivision (i) of Section 1463, involving a violation of a section of the Vehicle Code or any local ordinance adopted pursuant to the Vehicle Code.

(2) For the purposes of this section, “conviction” includes the dismissal of a traffic violation on the condition that the defendant attend a court-ordered traffic violator school, as authorized by Sections 41501 and 42005 of the Vehicle Code. This court operations assessment shall be deposited in accordance with subdivision (d), and may not be included with the fee calculated and distributed pursuant to Section 42007 of the Vehicle Code.

(b) This assessment shall be in addition to the state penalty assessed pursuant to Section 1464 and may not be included in the base fine to calculate the state penalty assessment as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1464. The penalties authorized by Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 76000) of Title 8 of the Government Code, and the state surcharge authorized by Section 1465.7, do not apply to this assessment.

(c) When bail is deposited for an offense to which this section applies, and for which a court appearance is not necessary, the person making the deposit shall also deposit a sufficient amount to include the assessment prescribed by this section.

(d) Notwithstanding any other law, the assessments collected pursuant to subdivision (a) shall all be deposited in a special account in the county treasury and transmitted therefrom monthly to the Controller for deposit in the Trial Court Trust Fund. The assessments collected pursuant to this section shall not be subject to subdivision (e) of Section 1203.1d, but shall be disbursed under subdivision (b) of Section 1203.1d.

(e) The Judicial Council shall provide for the administration of this section.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 40, Sec. 6) by Stats. 2012, Ch. 41, Sec. 67. (SB 1021) Effective June 27, 2012.)

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