WHEREAS, in 2013, the General Assembly adopted House Bill No. 556 (Act No. 297) creating a Recorder’s Court Technology Fee, to be set by the Court, not to exceed $15.00 as a surcharge to each fine imposed;
WHEREAS, this Council desires that the local legislative delegation introduce local legislation at the 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly to amend said Act No. 297 so that a technology fee of $25.00 shall be imposed by the Recorder’s Court, and to amend said Act No. 297 to repeal the Sunset Provision contained in Section 2 in said Act.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY RESOLVES:
We hereby respectfully request that the local delegation to the Georgia General Assembly introduce local legislation at the 2015 Session to amend House Bill No. 556 (Act No. 297) so that a technology fee of $25.00 shall be imposed by the Recorder’s Court, and to amend said Act No. 297 to repeal the sunset provision contained in Section 2 in said Act. Let a copy of this resolution be forwarded by the Clerk of Council to each member of the local delegation to the Georgia General Assembly.
Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the _______ day of ___________, 2014, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ______ members of Council.
TINY B. WASHINGTON TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON
CLERK OF COUNCIL MAYOR