2019 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs
Subtitle 2 - Law Enforcement Agencies and Programs
Chapter 17 - State Drug Crime Enforcement and Prosecution Grant Fund
§ 12-17-106. Drug Crime Special Assessment
(a) There is hereby established a drug crime special assessment to be levied by the district courts or circuit courts of this state in the sum of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) against any person who is convicted of or enters a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to any felony or misdemeanor offense the court determines to be a drug crime.
(b) The drug crime special assessment shall be collected by the entity or office designated to collect fines and costs within the jurisdiction.
(1) All drug crime special assessments collected shall be remitted by the county official, city official, agency, or department designated in § 16-13-709 as primarily responsible for the collection of fines assessed in the circuit courts or district courts on or before the fifteenth day of each month to the Administration of Justice Funds Section of the Office of Administrative Services of the Department of Finance and Administration, for deposit into the State Drug Crime Enforcement and Prosecution Grant Fund, as established by § 12-17-102.
(2) A form provided by the section identifying the amount of the drug crime special assessments shall be transmitted with the collected drug crime special assessments.