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10-7114.


10-7114.
   
   A. 1. In addition to any other costs which a court is authorized to
   require a defendant to pay, upon conviction of any offense involving
   child abuse or neglect, the court may require that the defendant pay
   court-appointed attorney fees for the child to any local or state
   agency incurring the cost or any other person or entity providing
   services to or on behalf of the child, and the cost of any medical
   examinations conducted on the child in order to determine the nature
   or extent of the abuse or neglect.
   
   2. If the court determines that the defendant has the ability to pay
   all or part of the costs, the court may set the amount to be
   reimbursed and order the defendant to pay that sum to the local or
   state agency or other person or entity incurring the cost in the
   manner in which the court believes reasonable and compatible with the
   defendant's financial ability.
   
   3. In making a determination of whether a defendant has the ability to
   pay, the court shall take into account the amount of any fine imposed
   upon the defendant and any amount the defendant has been ordered to
   pay in restitution.
   
   B. 1. In addition to any other costs which a court is authorized to
   require a defendant to pay, upon conviction of any offense involving
   sexual abuse, the court may require that the defendant pay, to the
   local or state agency incurring the cost, the cost of any medical
   examinations conducted on the child for the collection and
   preservation of evidence.
   
   2. If the court determines that the defendant has the ability to pay
   all or part of the cost of the medical examination, the court may set
   the amount to be reimbursed and order the defendant to pay that sum to
   the local or state agency incurring the cost, in the manner in which
   the court believes reasonable and compatible with the defendant's
   financial ability.
   
   3. In making the determination of whether a defendant has the ability
   to pay, the court shall take into account the amount of any fine
   imposed upon the defendant and any amount the defendant has been
   ordered to pay in restitution.
   
   4. In no event shall a court penalize an indigent defendant by
   imposing an additional period of imprisonment in lieu of payment.
   
   C. 1. The court shall require the defendant to pay, upon conviction of
   any offense involving the sexual or physical abuse of a child, for the
   psychological evaluation to determine the extent of counseling
   necessary for the victim of the abuse and any necessary psychological
   counseling deemed necessary to rehabilitate the child.
   
   2. Such evaluations and counseling may be performed by psychiatrists,
   psychologists, licensed professional counselors or social workers. The
   results of the examination shall be included in the court records and
   in information contained in the central registry.
   

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