8-241. Fees on disposition
A. Notwithstanding section 8-243, the juvenile court shall order the parent of a juvenile to pay a fee of not less than fifty dollars a month for the supervision of the juvenile unless, after determining the inability of the parent to pay the fee, the court orders payment of a lesser amount.
1. The department of child safety is the supervising agency, all monies assessed pursuant to this section shall be ordered to be paid and used as provided in section 8-243.01.
2. The juvenile probation office is the supervising agency, all monies assessed pursuant to this section shall be ordered to be paid to the clerk of the superior court. The clerk of the superior court shall pay all monies collected from this fee to the county treasurer for deposit in the juvenile probation fund to be used as provided in section 12-268. Any amount greater than forty dollars of the fee assessed pursuant to this section shall only be used to supplement monies currently used for the salaries of juvenile probation and surveillance officers and for support of programs and services of the superior court juvenile probation departments.
3. The department of juvenile corrections is the supervising agency, all monies assessed pursuant to this section shall be ordered to be paid to the department of juvenile corrections and shall be used to fund work restitution programs for juveniles.
4. A person or another state agency or state institution is responsible for supervision, all monies assessed pursuant to this section shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the state general fund.
C. If the juvenile was adopted or placed in permanent guardianship after the juvenile was determined by the court to be a dependent child, the juvenile court shall consider the totality of the child's circumstances and the nature of the dependency. The juvenile court may waive all or part of the fee prescribed by subsection A of this section if the juvenile court determines extenuating circumstances exist.Section: Previous 8-232 8-233 8-234 8-235 8-236 8-237 8-238 8-241 8-242 8-243 8-243.01 8-243.02 8-244 8-245 8-246 Next
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