UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 04/10/16 06 REG. SESS. 06 RS HB 553/GA
AN ACT relating to the receipt of payments by county governments.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
Section 1. KRS 64.840 is amended to read as follows:
(1) Except for taxes collected on behalf of the state for which standard receipt forms had been supplied by the state prior to 1974, all county officials shall, upon the receipt of any fine, forfeiture, tax, or fee, prepare a receipt that meets the specifications of the state local finance officer, if the fine, forfeiture, tax, or fee is paid:
(a) In cash;
(b) By a party appearing in person to pay; or
(c) By check, credit card, or debit card account received through the mail, if the party includes an addressed, postage-paid return envelope and a request for receipt.
(2) One (1) copy of the receipt shall be given to the person paying the fine, forfeiture, tax, or fee and one (1) copy shall be retained by the official for his own records. One (1) copy of the receipt shall be retained by the official to be placed with the daily bank deposit.