Defendants; payment of fine, costs, forfeitures, penalties, or restitution. (SB239)

Introduced By

Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Payment of fine, costs, forfeitures, penalties or restitution. Requires the court to review, if requested by the defendant, the defendant's deferred or installment payment schedule for fines and costs, to ensure that such payments are consistent with his ability to pay. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065693828
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/16/2006Committee substitute printed 066713828-S1
01/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2006Read second time
01/18/2006Reading of substitute waived
01/18/2006Committee substitute agreed to 066713828-S1
01/18/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB239S1
01/19/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2006Communicated to House
01/20/2006Placed on Calendar
01/20/2006Read first time
01/20/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
03/01/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice