(a) If a judicial district creates a local fund, the court may impose a fee as provided
in this section against any defendant for crimes involving a family or household member
as provided in K.S.A. 21-5414, and amendments thereto, and against any defendant found to have committed a domestic
violence offense pursuant to K.S.A. 22-4615, and amendments thereto. The chief judge of each judicial district where such fee is imposed shall set the
amount of such fee by rules adopted in such judicial district in an amount not to
exceed $100 per case.
(b) Such fees shall be deposited into the local fund and disbursed pursuant to recommendations
of the chief judge under this act. All moneys collected by this section shall be paid into the domestic violence special
programs fund in the county where the fee is collected, as established by the judicial
(c) Expenditures made in each judicial district shall be determined by the chief judge
and shall be paid to domestic violence programs administered by the court and to local
programs within the judicial district that enhance a coordinated community justice
response to the issue of domestic violence.
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