ORDINANCE NO. BL2000-273
An ordinance amending Section 5.16.060 of the Metropolitan Code by levying a One Dollar ($1.00) litigation tax on all cases in the general sessions and juvenile courts to provide funds for victim-offender mediation centers in the area of Metropolitan Government.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Section No. 5.16.060 of the Metropolitan Code shall be and the same is hereby amended by adding the following new provisions:
"D. A one dollar ($1.00) tax on litigation shall be collected on all cases in matters before the general sessions courts and the juvenile court of metropolitan government. Such tax shall be taxed as part of the costs of the cause, and in no case shall be remitted. The tax collected by the clerk of the court shall be remitted to the metropolitan treasurer. All revenue generated under this litigation tax shall be used exclusively to support victim-offender mediation center(s) operating within the area of metropolitan government organized under the provisions of Title 16, Chapter 20 on the Tennessee Code Annotated. Such revenue shall be distributed to such qualified center(s) of a monthly basis."
Section 2. The provisions of Section 1 of this ordinance shall not become effective until July 1, 2000.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Bob Bogen & David Briley
|Introduced:||May 2, 2000|
|Passed First Reading:||May 2, 2000|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Deferred:||May 16, 2000|
|Deferred to July 18, 2000:||June 20, 2000|
|Deferred Indefinitely:||July 18, 2000|
|Withdrawn:||August 19, 2003|