Chapter 4.48
FAMILY COURT FUND

Sections:

4.48.010    Purpose.

4.48.020    Authority.

4.48.030    Fee.

4.48.040    Fund.

4.48.050    Fees to be collected by auditor.

4.48.060    Severability.

4.48.070    Effective date.

4.48.010 Purpose.

It is the purpose of this chapter to create and establish a family court fund for the use of and by family court to facilitate the carrying out of its duties pursuant to chapter 26.12 RCW.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.020 Authority.

Pursuant to Chapter 124 of the Laws of 1980, Washington State Legislature, the Washington State Legislature has granted to county legislative authorities the authority to establish a fee to be collected pursuant to the issuance of a marriage license to help provide funds for the maintenance and operation of family court.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.030 Fee.

Pursuant to Chapter 124, Laws of 1980, Washington State Legislature, county legislative authorities are granted the authority to assess a fee of up to but not to exceed $8.00 to be collected in addition to the normal marriage license fee upon issuance of marriage licenses. The fee to be collected in Snohomish county, over and above the marriage license fee as set forth in RCW 36.18.010, is hereby established to be $8.00 per marriage license.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.040 Fund.

A separate fund is hereby established to be maintained pursuant to rules and regulations covering all other county funds. Said funds to be used as provided in chapter 26.12 RCW, Chapter 124, Laws of 1980.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.050 Fees to be collected by auditor.

The fees as set forth in this chapter shall be collected by the county auditor, or whoever is designated to collect marriage license fees by the county legislative authority, pursuant to the issuance of marriage licenses. This fee shall be remitted into a special fund established for family court purposes as set forth herein. The marriage license fee itself shall continue to be remitted into the general fund.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.060 Severability.

If any provision of this chapter or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of the chapter or its application to other persons or circumstances.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).

4.48.070 Effective date.

This chapter shall be effective 10 days after approval by the county executive.

(Ord. 80-025, adopted July 2, 1980).