1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Municipal
  4. Article 5: Powers, Limitations and Liabilities


Section 99-L Fees in criminal actions and other proceedings

General Municipal (GMU)

1. Towns and villages, for their own respective benefits shall be entitled to receive for the services of the town court and the village court in criminal actions and other proceedings:

  (a) For all services in each case of a misdemeanor or other offenses, including misdemeanors and moving violations under the vehicle and traffic law, instituted in and triable in such a court, wherein a fine, if imposed, would be the property of the state, fifteen dollars.

  (b) For all services in each criminal proceeding instituted before and triable by such a court, wherein a fine, if imposed, would be the property of the state, fifteen dollars.

  (c) For all services in any case in which the court acts upon a felony complaint, to be paid by the county, ten dollars.

  (d) For all services in any case in which the defendant is held for appearance before another court, no fee.

  (e) For endorsing a warrant from another county, no fee.

  (f) For furnishing copies of papers in any proceeding, at the rate of twenty-five cents per folio of one hundred words.

  (g) For return to any appeal to be paid by the county, ten dollars.

  (h) For examination of any information and depositions and issuing a search warrant, including any disposition upon the return thereof, fifteen dollars.

  (i) For issuing a license suspension or revocation order pursuant to paragraph (d) of subdivision two of section eleven hundred ninety-three of the vehicle and traffic law, providing the license suspension or revocation order is forwarded to the commissioner along with the certificates required in sections five hundred thirteen and five hundred fourteen of the vehicle and traffic law within ninety-six hours, or for suspending a license pursuant to clause a of subparagraph one of paragraph (e) of subdivision two of section eleven hundred ninety-three of such law, providing the license and the certificate of magistrate required in section five hundred thirteen of such law are forwarded to the commissioner within ninety-six hours, fifteen dollars.

  * 2. The county of Nassau shall be entitled to receive the amounts set forth in subdivision one of this section for the services of the Nassau county traffic and parking violations agency and for all services in each case of a parking violation, instituted and triable in such agency, wherein a fine is imposed, a surcharge of ten dollars.

  * NB Effective until December 31, 2023

  * 2. The counties of Nassau and Suffolk shall be entitled to receive the amounts set forth in subdivision one of this section for the services of their respective county traffic and parking violations agency.

  * NB Effective December 31, 2023