New Oklahoma Laws In 2016 Part 21 – Granting Drug Courts Authority To Waive Remaining Fees, Court Costs, & Fines

HB 3119 grants drug courts authority to waive remaining fees, court costs, and fines, upon successful completion of drug court if the court believes that continued payment would create a financial hardship for the offender. The court can also now waive any requirement that fines and costs be satisfied by a person prior to that person being eligible for a provisional driver license.

This law went into effect November 1, 2016 and amends 22 OS §§ 471.6 and 471.9.

HB 3119 – http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/cf_pdf/2015-16%20ENR/hB/HB3119%20ENR.PDF

22 OS § 471.6 – http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=70505

22 OS § 471.9 – http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=70508

If you are interested in getting into a drug court in Oklahoma, contact The Urbanic Law Firm.

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