2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 21 - PAYMENT AND DISPOSITION OF FINES AND FORFEITURES
ARTICLE 8 - FUNDING FOR LOCAL VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
§ 15-21-131 - Imposition of additional fines

O.C.G.A. 15-21-131 (2010)
15-21-131. Imposition of additional fines


(a) In every case in which any court of this state or any municipality or political subdivision of this state shall impose a fine, which shall be construed to include costs, for any criminal offense or any criminal ordinance violation, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 5 percent of the original fine.

(b) Such sums shall be in addition to any amount required by Code Section 47-17-60 to be paid into the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund and in addition to any other amounts provided for in this chapter.

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