2019 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 24 - Fines
§ 40-24-108. Sexual assault program services.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-24-108 (2019)
  • (a) When any person is convicted of a sexual offense as defined in subdivision (b)(2) on or after July 1, 2003, in addition to any other punishment that may be imposed for the sexual offense, the court shall impose a fine of two hundred dollars ($200). The additional fine shall be paid to the clerk of the court imposing sentence, who shall transfer it to the state treasurer, who shall credit the fine to the general fund. All fines so credited to the general fund shall be subject to appropriation by the general assembly for the exclusive purpose of funding sexual assault program services pursuant to title 71, chapter 6, part 3.

  • (b)

    • (1) For purposes of this section, “convicted” means an adjudication of guilt for a sexual offense as defined in subdivision (b)(2) in any of the manners described:

      • (A) Plea of guilty, including a plea of guilty entered pursuant to § 40-35-313;

      • (B) Verdict of guilty by a judge or jury;

      • (C) Plea of no contest; or

      • (D) Best interest plea.

    • (2) “Sexual offense” means the commission of any act that constitutes the criminal offense of:

      • (A) Aggravated rape, under § 39-13-502;

      • (B) Rape, under § 39-13-503;

      • (C) Aggravated sexual battery, under § 39-13-504;

      • (D) Sexual battery, under § 39-13-505;

      • (E) Statutory rape, under § 39-13-506;

      • (F) Sexual exploitation of a minor, under § 39-17-1003;

      • (G) Aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, under § 39-17-1004;

      • (H) Especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, under § 39-17-1005;

      • (I) Incest, under § 39-15-302;

      • (J) Rape of a child, under § 39-13-522;

      • (K) Sexual battery by an authority figure, under § 39-13-527;

      • (L) Solicitation of a minor, under § 39-13-528;

      • (M) Criminal attempt, under § 39-12-101, solicitation, under § 39-12-102, or conspiracy, under § 39-12-103, to commit any of the offenses enumerated within this subdivision (b)(2); or

      • (N) Criminal responsibility under § 39-11-402(2) for facilitating the commission under § 39-11-403 of, or being an accessory after the fact under, § 39-11-411 to any of the offenses enumerated in this subdivision (b)(2).

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