Maine Revised Statutes

§10203. Collection and disposition of money

1. General.  The following money must be paid to the Treasurer of State as undedicated revenue to the General Fund:
A. All fees, fines, penalties and officers' costs and all other money received, collected or recovered by the court or the department under any provisions of this Part except section 10206, subsections 1 and 3; section 10259; section 10353, subsection 3; section 11157; chapter 925, subchapter 3; and chapter 929; and [2009, c. 146, §1 (AMD).]
B. Any fees, fines and penalties recovered by the court from any prosecution by wardens pursuant to their acting, under section 10353, subsection 3, with the same powers and duties as sheriffs. [2009, c. 146, §2 (AMD).]
C. [2009, c. 146, §3 (RP).]
[ 2009, c. 146, §§1-3 (AMD) .]
2. Counties not to pay unpaid officers' fees.  Officers' fees taxed against a respondent, if any, under this Part that are not paid by or recovered from the respondent may not be assumed or paid by the county where the offense was committed.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. License and permit fees.  License and permit fees must be collected and expended in accordance with section 10801.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
4. Watercraft.  Money relating to watercraft laws and rules must be collected and expended in accordance with section 10206, subsection 3.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
5. Snowmobiles and trail-grooming equipment.  Money relating to snowmobile and trail-grooming equipment laws and rules must be collected and expended in accordance with section 1893, subsection 3 and section 10206, subsection 2.
[ 2005, c. 93, §1 (AMD) .]
6. Failure to pay fine or fee.  A person who receives money for any fine, or part thereof, for a violation of this Part, or any fee for a license or permit issued under the authority of this Part, may not neglect for more than 30 days to pay the money over as provided in this section.
A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §46 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
7. Department-owned property.   Money received from the sale, lease or rental of department-owned property or products must be deposited into the program account that originally expended funds for that property.
[ 2009, c. 146, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B46 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 93, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 146, §§1-4 (AMD).