14-6-1. County lawbook and law library fee. Upon order of the presiding judge of the circuit court made and filed in the office of the clerk of courts of any county within the circuit of which such county is a part, the clerk of courts of such county shall collect in each civil action, proceeding for judicial remedy, and probate proceeding, as a county lawbook and county law library fee, a sum of three dollars in actions commenced pursuant to chapter 15-39 and a sum of seven dollars in all other civil actions, proceedings for judicial remedy, and probate proceedings. The clerk shall collect the fee in the manner in which other fees are collected from the plaintiff or person instituting the action or proceeding, at the time of filing the first paper in the action or proceeding. However, no surcharge may be collected for any petition or motion to modify final orders for child support, child custody, child visitation, or spousal support or in any civil action or proceeding for judicial remedy commenced by the state, a county, a municipality, or a school district.
Source: SL 1968, ch 146; SL 1975, ch 161, § 6; SL 1976, ch 144; SL 1989, ch 173; SL 2009, ch 102, § 3; SL 2016, ch 47, § 12.
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