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814.60

SUBCHAPTER II
COURT FEES
814.60 Criminal actions; fees of the clerk of court.

814.60(1)

(1) In a criminal action, the clerk of circuit court shall collect a fee of $163 for all necessary filing, entering, or recording, to be paid by the defendant when judgment is entered against the defendant. Of the fees received by the clerk of circuit court under this subsection, the county treasurer shall pay 93.87 percent to the secretary of administration for deposit in the general fund and shall retain the balance for the use of the county.

814.60(2)

(2) In addition to any fine imposed, a defendant shall pay the costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under this chapter.

814.60 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 317; 1983 a. 27; 1985 a. 36; 1987 a. 27, 339; 1989 a. 64, 107; 1991 a. 39; 1993 a. 16; 1995 a. 224, 227, 448; 1997 a. 27, 248; 1999 a. 9; 2001 a. 16, 56, 103; 2003 a. 33, 139; 2009 a. 100.

814.60 - ANNOT.

Because each charged count requires filing, entering, and recording that is separate and distinct from other charged counts, sub. (1) permits a separate fee for each count. State v. Carter, 229 Wis. 2d 200, 598 N.W.2d 619 (Ct. App. 1999), 98-1688.

814.60 - ANNOT.

Neither the clerk of court nor the county board has the authority to adopt a nonrefundable processing fee in the absence of a statute specifically providing for the fee. 80 Atty. Gen. 223.