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AGO Opinions with Topic: DISPOSITION OF FINES AND COSTS COLLECTED FOR FISHING LAW VIOLATIONS
AGLO 1977 No. 1 >  January 6, 1977
COUNTIES - COURTS - FISH - FINES - DISPOSITION OF FINES AND COSTS COLLECTED FOR FISHING LAW VIOLATIONS
COUNTIES ‑- COURTS ‑- FISH ‑- FINES ‑- DISPOSITION OF FINES AND COSTS COLLECTED FOR FISHING LAW VIOLATIONS Where, in connection with a prosecution in superior court for a violation of state fishing laws, there has been a change of venue from the county in which the action was commenced to another where the trial took place, and a fine was assessed and collected, the county entitled to retain fifty percent of that fine under RCW 75.08.230 is the one in which (1) the trial took place in superior court resulting in a judgment assessing the fine and (2) the fine is collected by the superior court to be remitted to the county treasurer.
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