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H.702

AN ACT RELATING TO EXECUTIVE BRANCH FEES

The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill as follows:

First:  In Sec. 2. 7 V.S.A. § 231(a), by striking out subdivisions (6), (10), (11), (12) (13), and (15) and inserting in lieu thereof:

(6)  For a third class license, $440.00 $880.00 for an annual license and $275.00 $440.00 for a six months’ month license;.

(10)  For a third class cabaret license, $440.00 $880.00 for an annual license and $275.00 $440.00 for a six months’ month license;.

(11)  For up to four ten fourth class vinous licenses, $50.00; $100.00.

(12)  For vinous direct sales by a manufacturer or rectifier, $50.00; $300.00.

(13)  For a special events permit, $25.00; $100.00.

(15)  For a wine tasting permit, $15.00 $50.00.

Second:  In Sec. 2. 7 V.S.A. § 231, by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(b)  Except for fees collected for first class, second, and third class licenses, the fees collected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be deposited in the liquor control enterprise fund.  The other fees shall be distributed as follows:

(1)  Third class license fees:  55 percent shall go to the liquor control enterprise fund and 45 percent shall go to the general fund.

(2)  First and second class license fees:  At least 50 percent of first class and second class license fees shall go to the respective municipalities in which the licensed premises are located and the remaining percentage of those fees shall go to the liquor control enterprise fund.  A municipality may retain more than 50 percent of the fees that the municipality collected for first and second class licenses to the extent that the municipality has assumed responsibility for enforcement of those licenses pursuant to a contract with the department.  The department shall adopt rules regarding contracts entered into pursuant to this subdivision.

Third:  By adding a new Sec. 9a to read as follows: 

Sec. 9a.  32 V.S.A. § 1712 is amended to read:

§ 1712.  TOWN CLERKS

Town clerks shall receive the following fees in the matter of vital registration:

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(5)  $7.00 $9.50 for each certified copy of birth, death, civil union or marriage certificate.

Fourth:  By striking out Sec. 23 and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 23 and Sec. 23a:

Sec. 23.  13 V.S.A. § 7282(a) is amended to read as follows:

(a)  In addition to any penalty or fine imposed by the court or judicial bureau for a criminal offense or any civil penalty imposed for a traffic violation, including any violation of a fish and wildlife statute or regulation, violation of a motor vehicle statute, or violation of any local ordinance relating to the operation of a motor vehicle, except violations relating to seat belts and child restraints and ordinances relating to parking violations, the clerk of the court or judicial bureau shall levy an additional fee of:

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(7)  For any offense or violation committed after June 30, 2005, but before July 1, 2006, $22.00, of which $14.75 shall be deposited into the victims' compensation special fund and $2.25 shall be deposited into the criminal justice training council special fund established in section 2363 of Title 20.

(8)  For any offense or violation committed after June 30, 2006, $26.00, of which $18.75 shall be deposited in the victims’ compensation special fund and $2.25 shall be deposited into the criminal justice training council special fund established in section 2363 of Title 20.

(9)  For any offense or violation committed after June 30, 2003, an amount equal to 15 percent of the fine imposed for the offense, rounded upward to the nearest whole dollar, which shall be deposited into the crime victims’ restitution special fund established by section 5363 of this Title.

Sec. 23a.  REPEAL

Sec. 13 of 49 of the acts of 2001 (reimbursement of center for crime victim services) is repealed.

 



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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