REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.5756 Filing fees; disposition.
(1) If the complaint is for the recovery of possession of premises only, the fee for filing a proceeding under this chapter is $45.00.
(2) If a claim for a money judgment is joined with a claim for the recovery of possession of premises, the plaintiff shall pay a supplemental filing fee in the same amount as established by law for the filing of a claim for a money judgment in the same court.
(3) Of each filing fee collected under this section, at the end of each month, the clerk of the district court shall transmit $17.00 to the treasurer of the district funding unit in which the action was commenced, of which not less than $5.00 shall be used by the district funding unit to fund a drug treatment court if one is planned, established, or operated in that judicial district. If the entire amount attributable to the $5.00 portion is not needed for the operation of a drug treatment court, the balance that is not needed for that purpose shall be used for the operation of the district court. If a drug treatment court is not planned, established, or operated in that judicial district, all $17.00 shall be used for the operation of the district court. The clerk of the district court shall transmit the balance of the filing fee to the state treasurer for deposit in the civil filing fee fund created by section 171.
(4) At the end of each month, the clerk of the district court shall transmit each supplemental filing fee collected under this section in the same manner as a fee under section 8371 for the filing of a claim for money judgment for the same amount is transmitted.
History: Add. 1972, Act 120, Eff. July 1, 1972
Am. 1982, Act 511, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983
Am. 1984, Act 278, Eff. Jan. 1, 1985
Am. 1988, Act 310, Eff. Jan. 1, 1989
Am. 1992, Act 233, Eff. Mar. 31, 1993
Am. 1992, Act 292, Imd. Eff. Dec. 18, 1992
Am. 1993, Act 189, Eff. Oct. 8, 1993
Am. 2003, Act 138, Eff. Oct. 1, 2003
Am. 2003, Act 178, Eff. Oct. 1, 2003
Am. 2005, Act 151, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2005
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