28 CFR 571.51 - Definitions.
(a)Fine - a monetary penalty associated with an offense imposed as part of a judgment and commitment. There are two types of fines.
(1)Committed fine - a monetary penalty imposed with a condition of imprisonment until the fine is paid.
(2)Non-committed fine - a monetary penalty which has no condition of confinement imposed.
(b)Costs - Monetary costs of the legal proceeding which the court may levy. Imposition of costs is similar in legal effect to imposition of a fine. The court may also impose costs with a condition of imprisonment.