A person who is sentenced to pay a fine, assessment, or restitution, shall pay the fine, assessment, or restitution (including any interest or penalty), as specified by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. Such Director may specify that such payment be made to the clerk of the court or in the manner provided for under section 604(a)(18) of title 28, United States Code.
18 U.S. Code § 3611. Payment of a fine or restitution
1996—Pub. L. 104–132 substituted “Payment of a fine or restitution” for “Payment of a fine” in section catchline and “, assessment, or restitution, shall pay the fine, assessment, or restitution” for “or assessment shall pay the fine or assessment” in text.
1990—Pub. L. 101–647 substituted “604(a)(18)” for “604(a)(17)”.
1987—Pub. L. 100–185 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “A person who has been sentenced to pay a fine pursuant to the provisions of subchapter C of chapter 227 shall pay the fine immediately, or by the time and method specified by the sentencing court, to the clerk of the court. The clerk shall forward the payment to the United States Treasury.”
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–132 to be effective, to extent constitutionally permissible, for sentencing proceedings in cases in which defendant is convicted on or after Apr. 24, 1996, see section 211 of Pub. L. 104–132, set out as a note under section 2248 of this title.
Section 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.