Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Bad Bills Part 12: A Tax On Punitive Assessments

SB 38 is a bill that doubles a fee on all crimes except traffic tickets.

Keep in mind that they doubled fees last year in criminal cases. The bill will strip about $3 million per year out of Oklahoman's pockets.
Here is a bill that was chosen for scoring the RINO Index,
& why this bill is bad for the average Oklahoman.
The silly part is that a lot of criminal fees aren't collected from the criminals so there is more than a little dishonesty in the revenue projections, all in the name of protecting the special interest tax credits.