Upon petition of the Government showing that reasonable efforts to collect a fine or assessment are not likely to be effective, the court may, in the interest of justice-
A petition under this subsection shall be filed in the court in which sentence was originally imposed, unless the court transfers jurisdiction to another court. This section shall apply to all fines and assessments irrespective of the date of imposition.
18 U.S.C. § 3573
PRIOR PROVISIONSFor a prior section 3573, applicable to offenses committed prior to Nov. 1, 1987, see note set out preceding section 3551 of this title.
AMENDMENTS1988- Pub. L. 100-690 inserted at end "This section shall apply to all fines and assessments irrespective of the date of imposition." 1987- Pub. L. 100-185 substituted "Petition of the Government for modification or remission" for "Modification or remission of fine" in section catchline and amended text generally, revising and restating as a single paragraph with three numbered clauses provisions formerly contained in subsecs. (a) and (b).
STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES
EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Nov. 1, 1987, and applicable only to offenses committed after the taking effect of this section, see section 235(a)(1) of Pub. L. 98-473 set out as a note under section 3551 of this title.