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§ 1931.
Disposition of filing fees
(a)
Of the amounts paid to the clerk of court as a fee under section 1914(a) or as part of a judgment for costs under section 2412(a)(2) of this title, $190 shall be deposited into a special fund of the Treasury to be available to offset funds appropriated for the operation and maintenance of the courts of the United States.
(b)
If the court authorizes a fee under section 1914(a) or an amount included in a judgment for costs under section 2412(a)(2) of this title of less than $250, the entire fee or amount, up to $190, shall be deposited into the special fund provided in this section.
(Added Pub. L. 99–500, § 101(b) [title IV, § 407(c)], Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783–39, 1783–64, and Pub. L. 99–591, § 101(b) [title IV, § 407(c)], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341–39, 3341–64; amended Pub. L. 101–162, title IV, § 406(d), Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1016; Pub. L. 102–572, title III, § 301(b), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4511; Pub. L. 104–317, title IV, § 401(b), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3853; Pub. L. 108–447, div. B, title III, § 307(b), Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 2895.)
cite as: 28 USC 1931