2017 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 24 - Fines
§ 40-24-106. Fines accruing to state.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-24-106 (2017)
  • (a) Except as otherwise provided by law, fines, amercements, forfeitures and recoveries in criminal cases constitute a part of the revenue of the state, and shall be paid into the state treasury in the following cases:
    • (1) All fines and forfeitures that may be recovered in any case in which the defendant is indicted for a felony, whether convicted of a felony or of an offense less than felony; and
    • (2) All fines and forfeitures, imposed for a violation of any law regulating the business of banking.
  • (b) Except as otherwise provided by law, fines and forfeitures in all other state cases go to the county in which the indictment was found.
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