State law allows our municipality to retain one-half of the monetary penalties collected and the remaining one-half are to be sent to the state. Where do I send the one-half for the state?

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State law allows our municipality to retain one-half of the monetary penalties collected and the remaining one-half are to be sent to the state. Where do I send the one-half for the state?

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According to the Sale of Tobacco to Minors Act, if a clerk is found guilty of violating state law, the presiding Judge will instruct them to pay the Circuit Clerk. Upon receiving the fine, the Circuit Clerk will retain one-half of the fine for the unit of local government or other entity that successfully prosecuted the offender. The Circuit Clerk will forward the remaining one-half of the fine to the State Treasurer.

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