October 10, 2008
Notice to Attorneys Who Practice in Municipal Court
NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS WHO PRACTICE IN MUNICIPAL COURT
The Judges of the Franklin County Municipal Court hereby give notice of the following amendment to Local Court Rule 13, Schedule 9.00, II “Costs in Criminal, Traffic and Environmental cases” that adds additional court costs required by Substitute Senate Bill 17 which was effective on September 30, 2008.
The “Habitual OVI/IMWI Offender Registry” court cost must be assessed when the court issues an order in an OVI case and pursuant to Ohio Revised Code § 4510.13 granting limited driving privileges and the order prohibits the defendant from exercising limited driving privileges unless the vehicles the defendant operates are equipped with an immobilizing or disabling device, including a certified ignition interlock device, or requires the defendant to wear a monitor that provides continuous alcohol monitoring that is remote. The funds will be used by the Department of Public Safety to maintain the Registry.
The “Waiver of Immobilization” court cost must be assessed when the court issues of an immobilization waiver entry authorized by Ohio Revised Code Section §4503.235. The funds will be sent to the state treasury to be credited to the Indigent Drivers Alcohol Treatment Fund created under Ohio Revised Code § 4511.191(F).
Franklin County Municipal Court Rule 13
Costs and Fees
II. COSTS IN CRIMINAL, TRAFFIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CASES:
Habitual OVI/OMWI Offender Registry 2.50
Waiver of Immobilization 50.00