November 14, 2021

Courthouses to make various technological upgrades by next year

Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, asking a question about House Bill 556 from the 2021 Regular Session. A provision of that bill requires the judicial branch to provide legislators a report on its budgetary process.
Source: Press release

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Kentuckians will be able to pay court costs, fines and fees at ATM-like contraptions in select courthouses across Kentucky by next year.

A pilot project to install the self-service kiosks by January 2022 in strategic locations throughout the state is costing $1 million, said Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. while testifying before today’s meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary. Minton said the money was part of the $14.7 million the General Assembly appropriated for judicial branch technology upgrades in House Bill 556 from the 2021 Regular Session.

If the pilot…

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