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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 223 : Fines, Costs, and Penalties

Subchapter 001 : Collection of Fines, Costs, Penalties, and Forfeitures

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 7172)
  • § 7172. Liability of person fined; security; imprisonment

    (a) A person fined for the breach of a penal law or other offense shall pay such fine or give sufficient security for the same, or shall be imprisoned by order of the court before which the trial is had, as provided in such case, or be liable to have his or her estate sold therefor.

    (b) Cost of prosecution shall not be taxed against a respondent in any criminal cause. (Amended 1969, No. 131, § 5, eff. April 23, 1969.)