REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.181 Justice system fund; creation; use; disposition; investment; distributions.
(1) The justice system fund is created in the state treasury. The money in the fund shall be used as provided in this section.
(2) The state treasurer shall credit to the justice system fund deposits of proceeds from the collection of revenue from court assessments and costs designated by law for deposit in the fund and shall credit all income from investment credited to the fund by the state treasurer. The state treasurer may invest money in the fund in any manner authorized by law for the investment of state money. However, an investment shall not interfere with any apportionment, allocation, or payment of money as required by this section. The unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of a fiscal year shall remain in the fund and shall not revert to the general fund.
(3) Each fiscal year, the state treasurer shall distribute the proceeds of the fund monthly as follows:
(a) To the secondary road patrol and training fund created in section 629e of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.629e, an amount equal to $10.00 multiplied by the number of civil infraction actions on which assessments are collected each month under section 629e or 907 of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.629e and 257.907.
(b) The balance of the fund remaining after the allocation in subdivision (a) shall be distributed as follows:
(i) To the highway safety fund created in section 629e of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.629e, 23.66% of the fund balance.
(ii) To the jail reimbursement program fund created in section 629e of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.629e, 11.84% of the fund balance.
(iii) To the Michigan justice training fund created in section 5 of 1982 PA 302, MCL 18.425, 11.84% of the fund balance.
(iv) To the secretary of the legislative retirement system for deposit with the state treasurer in the retirement fund created in the Michigan legislative retirement system act, 1957 PA 261, MCL 38.1001 to 38.1080, 1.10% of the fund balance.
(v) To the drug treatment courts fund created in section 185, 2.73% of the fund balance.
(vi) To the state forensic lab fund created in section 3 of the forensic laboratory funding act, 1994 PA 35, MCL 12.203, 5.35% of the fund balance.
(vii) To the state court fund created in section 151a, 12.69% of the fund balance.
(viii) To the court equity fund created in section 151b, 24.33% of the fund balance.
(ix) To the state treasurer for monitoring of collection and distribution of fund receipts, 0.98% of the fund balance.
(x) To the state court administrative office for management assistance and audit of trial court collections, 0.98% of the fund balance.
(xi) To the sexual assault victims' medical forensic intervention and treatment fund, 2.65% of the fund balance.
(xii) To the children's advocacy center fund created in section 3 of the children's advocacy center act, 1.85% of the fund balance.
History: Add. 2003, Act 97, Eff. Oct. 1, 2003
Am. 2008, Act 545, Eff. Apr. 1, 2009
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