REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.171 Civil filing fee fund; creation; use; deposits; investment; distribution of proceeds.
(1) The civil filing fee 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 civil filing fee fund deposits of proceeds from the collection of revenue from court filing fees 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) In the state fiscal year beginning October 1, 2003 and in subsequent state fiscal years, the state treasurer shall distribute the proceeds of the fund monthly as follows:
(a) To the state court fund created in section 151a, 48.5% of the fund balance.
(b) To the court equity fund created in section 151b, 8.2% of the fund balance.
(c) To the judicial technology improvement fund created in section 175, 11.1% of the fund balance.
(d) To the community dispute resolution fund created by the community dispute resolution act, 1988 PA 260, MCL 691.1551 to 691.1564, 5.2% of the fund balance.
(e) To the executive secretary of the Michigan judges retirement system created by the judges retirement act of 1992, 1992 PA 234, MCL 38.2101 to 38.2670, 24% of the fund balance.
(f) To the secretary of the legislative retirement system for deposit with the state treasurer in the retirement fund created by the Michigan legislative retirement system act, 1957 PA 261, MCL 38.1001 to 38.1080, 1.5% of the fund balance.
(g) To the state general fund, 1.5% of the fund balance.
History: Add. 2003, Act 138, Eff. Oct. 1, 2003
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