H.R.5178 - Crime Victim Restitution and Court Fee Intercept Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] (Introduced 07/23/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/23/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5178 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/23/2014)
Crime Victim Restitution and Court Fee Intercept Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the chief justice of the highest court of any state that wishes to collect past-due, legally enforceable state judicial debts to designate a single state entity to communicate judicial debt information to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Directs the Secretary, upon receiving notice from such an entity that a named person owes a past-due, legally enforceable state judicial debt, to pay such debt from any tax refund due to such person.
Defines "state judicial debt" to include court costs, fees, fines, assessments, restitution to victims of crime, and other monies resulting from a judgment or sentence rendered by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction handling criminal or traffic cases in the state.