§8-11-1b. Additional costs in certain criminal proceedings.
In each criminal case before a mayor or in the municipal court
of a municipality in which the defendant is convicted, whether by
plea or at trial, under the provisions of a municipal ordinance
which has the same elements as an offense described in section two,
article five, chapter seventeen-c of this code or section
eighteen-b, article seven, chapter twenty of this code, there shall
be imposed, in addition to other costs, fines, forfeitures or
penalties as may be allowed by law, costs in the amount of
fifty-five dollars. The clerk of each municipal court, or other
person designated to receive fines and costs, shall, for purposes
of further defraying the cost to the municipality of enforcing the
provisions of the ordinance or ordinances described in this section
and related provisions, deposit these moneys in the general revenue
fund of the municipality. The provisions of this section shall be
effective after the thirtieth day of June, two thousand four.