Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 10. Supervision of Probationers and Parolees

Supervisory Fees -- Account Established

46-23-1031. Supervisory fees -- account established. (1) (a) Except as provided in subsection (1)(c), a probationer, parolee, or person committed to the department who is supervised by the department:

(i) shall pay to the department a supervisory fee of no less than $120 a year and no more than $360 a year, prorated at no less than $10 a month for the number of months under supervision; or

(ii) under continuous satellite-based monitoring shall pay to the department a supervisory fee of no more than $4,000 a year as established by rules adopted by the department under 46-23-1010.

(b) A person allowed to transfer supervision to another state shall pay a fee of $50 to cover the cost of processing the transfer. The interstate transfer fees required by this subsection must be collected by the department.

(c) The court, department, or board may reduce or waive a fee required by subsection (1)(a) or (1)(b) or suspend the monthly payment of the supervisory fee if it determines that the payment would cause the person a significant financial hardship.

(2) (a) There is an account in the state special revenue fund for the supervisory fees collected under the provisions of this section.

(b) The department shall deposit the total supervisory fees collected pursuant to subsection (1) into the state special revenue account established in subsection (2)(a).

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 577, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 505, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 13, Ch. 13, Sp. L. August 2002; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 386, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 360, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 473, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 66, L. 2009.