The Judicial Council has approved amnesty program guidelines to be used by statewide court and county collection programs. The Amnesty Program will be effective January 1 through June 30, 2012.
Amnesty Program Guidelines
The Amnesty Program Guidelines are based on Assembly Bill 1358 which amended Vehicle Code section 42008.7 to include specified Vehicle Code misdemeanor violations in addition to Vehicle Code and Non-Vehicle Infractions.
Bail and Fine Calculator for Amnesty
Please be advised that the attached chart is a tool created solely for the amnesty program. The tool may be used for calculating the total fine and penalty assessments and is not intended to calculate distribution of amounts received.
Amnesty Poster/Flyer Templates
These templates may be used as either a poster or flyer. There are two sizes to choose from: 8.5 x 11 or 11 x 17, printed in color or black-and-white. There is a text box where you may enter your court’s contact details. Consider posting throughout court and county facilities, libraries, DMV offices, recreation centers, and other public buildings.
English: 8.5 x 11, 11 x 17 | العربية - Arabic: 8.5 x 11 | հայերէն - Armenian: 8.5 x 11 | 中文 - Chinese (Simplified): 8.5 x 11 | 中國語文 - Chinese (Traditional): 8.5 x 11 | 한글 - Korean: 8.5 x 11 | ਪੰਜਾਬੀ - Punjabi: 8.5 x 11 | Español - Spanish: 8.5 x 11 | Tiếng Việt - Vietnamese: 8.5 x 11
To print the poster on 11x17 open the .pdf file; select print settings from the file menu and change the paper size to 11x17; then go to the print options and under page scaling, choose ‘fit to printable area’, hit print and your poster will print on 11x17. Make sure your printer is loaded with 11x17 paper.
Amnesty Program Statewide Master Vendor Agreements
The list of approved collection master agreement vendors, pricing, and a sample participation agreement are attached for use by courts and counties for the amnesty program.