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11-S0755 on Apr 7, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Crime Victim Restitution and Court Fee Intercept Act
Source: HR1416/S755
Congressional Summary:
  • Requires 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.

Also see the related House of Representatives bill H1416.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Question 9: Stricter punishment reduces crime Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Sponsored facilitating recovering crime victim restitution fees (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees (Score: 2)

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Democrats participating in 11-S0755

Jeff Bingaman s2oNM Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Barbara Boxer s2oCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Benjamin Cardin s2oMaryland Democrat 
Tom Carper s2oDE Democratic Sr Senator 
Chris Coons s2oDE Democratic Jr Senator 
Dianne Feinstein s2oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
John Kerry s2oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Amy Klobuchar s2oMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator 
Herbert Kohl s2oWI Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Patrick Leahy s2oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Claire McCaskill s2oMO Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor 
Barbara Mikulski s2oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
Patty Murray s2oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Mark Udall s2oCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Ron Wyden s1pOR Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 11-S0755

Roy Blunt s2oMissouri Republican (until 2010) 
John Boozman s2oAR Republican Jr Senator 
Susan Collins s2oME Republican Sr Senator 
Lindsey Graham s2oSC Republican Sr Senator 
John Hoeven s2oND Former Republican Governor (2000-2010) 
Jeff Sessions s2oAL Republican Sr Senator 
John Thune s2oSD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 

Independents participating in 11-S0755

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 15
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0

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