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California Code, Government Code - GOV § 76104.7

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(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, in addition to the penalty levied pursuant to Section 76104.6, there shall be levied an additional state-only penalty of four dollars ($4) for every ten dollars ($10), or part of ten dollars ($10), in each county upon every fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed and collected by the courts for all criminal offenses, including all offenses involving a violation of the Vehicle Code or any local ordinance adopted pursuant to the Vehicle Code.

(b) This additional penalty shall be collected together with, and in the same manner as, the amounts established by Section 1464 of the Penal Code. These moneys shall be taken from fines and forfeitures deposited with the county treasurer prior to any division pursuant to Section 1463 of the Penal Code. These funds shall be deposited into the county treasury DNA Identification Fund. One hundred percent of these funds, including any interest earned thereon, shall be transferred to the state Controller at the same time that moneys are transferred pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 76104.6, for deposit into the state's DNA Identification Fund. These funds shall be used to fund the operations of the Department of Justice forensic laboratories, including the operation of the DNA Fingerprint, Unsolved Crime and Innocence Protection Act, and to facilitate compliance with the requirements of subdivision (e) of Section 299.5 of the Penal Code.

(c) This additional penalty does not apply to the following:

(1) Any restitution fine.

(2) Any penalty authorized by Section 1464 of the Penal Code or this chapter.

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

(4) The state surcharge authorized by Section 1465.7 of the Penal Code.

(d) The fees collected pursuant to this section shall not be subject to subdivision (e) of Section 1203.1d of the Penal Code, but shall be disbursed under paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 1203.1d of the Penal Code.

Cite this article: - California Code, Government Code - GOV § 76104.7 - last updated January 01, 2023 |

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