MCL - Section 257.909

Act 300 of 1949

257.909 Application and allocation of civil fines to public and county law libraries.

Sec. 909.

    (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a civil fine which is ordered under section 907 for a violation of this act or other state statute shall be exclusively applied to the support of public libraries and county law libraries in the same manner as is provided by law for penal fines assessed and collected for violation of a penal law of the state. A civil fine ordered for a violation of a code or ordinance of a local authority regulating the operation of commercial motor vehicles and substantially corresponding to a provision of this act shall be paid to the county treasurer and shall be allocated as follows:
    (a) Seventy percent to the local authority in which the citation is issued.
    (b) Thirty percent for library purposes as provided by law.
    (2) Subsection (1) is intended to maintain a source of revenue for public libraries which previously received penal fines for misdemeanor violations of this act which are now civil infractions.

History: Add. 1978, Act 510, Eff. Aug. 1, 1979 ;-- Am. 2000, Act 94, Imd. Eff. May 15, 2000