This bill authorizes the modification, suspension, and waiver of uncollectible court costs and clarifies the law on various other court-related matters.
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Our Take on This Bill
For low-income people, the fees and fines that are ordered by a judge in criminal cases are sometimes beyond their means to pay. HB 247 grants new flexibility to judges to modify or waive these costs, preventing further sanctions due to nonpayment.
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