2013 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 304 Traffic Regulations
Section 304.028 Brain injury fund created, moneys in fund, uses--surcharge imposed, when.

MO Rev Stat § 304.028 (2013) What's This?

Brain injury fund created, moneys in fund, uses--surcharge imposed, when.

304.028. 1. There is hereby created in the state treasury for use by the department of health and senior services a fund to be known as the "Brain Injury Fund". All judgments collected pursuant to this section, federal grants, private donations and any other moneys designated for the brain injury fund shall be deposited in the fund. Moneys deposited in the fund shall, upon appropriation by the general assembly to the department of health and senior services, be received and expended by the department for the purpose of transition and integration of medical, social and educational services or activities for purposes of outreach and supports to enable individuals with traumatic brain injury and their families to live in the community. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, any unexpended balance in the brain injury fund at the end of any biennium shall not be transferred to the general revenue fund.

2. In all criminal cases including violations of any county ordinance or any violation of criminal or traffic laws of this state, including an infraction, there shall be assessed as costs a surcharge in the amount of two dollars. No such surcharge shall be collected in any proceeding involving a violation of an ordinance or state law when the proceeding or defendant has been dismissed by the court or when costs are to be paid by the state, county or municipality.

3. Such surcharge shall be collected and distributed by the clerk of the court as provided in sections 488.010 to 488.020. The surcharge collected pursuant to this section shall be paid to the state treasury to the credit of the brain injury fund established in this section.

(L. 2002 H.B. 1270 and H.B. 2032, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)

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