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Interest On Orders Of Restitution

Concerning interest on orders of restitution, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill provides that interest on an order of restitution does not accrue while the defendant is:

  • In the custody of the department of corrections within the state; or
  • Under 16 year of age; or
  • In noncertified kinship care or the custody of the division of youth services.

For orders of restitution entered prior to 2016, interest accrues at the rate of 12%. The bill authorizes a court to lower the rate to 8% on such orders.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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