WVC 15 - 2 B- 15
§15-2B-15. Collection of fees to cover the cost of DNA profile
entry into the DNA database and DNA databank; cost
of collecting and analyzing DNA sample.
For persons convicted after July 1, 2011, a mandatory fee of
$150, which is in addition to any other costs imposed pursuant to
statutory authority, shall automatically be assessed on any person
convicted of, or adjudicated delinquent for, a qualifying offense,
unless the court finds that undue hardship would result. This fee
shall be collected by the sentencing court or the agency
responsible for the collection of the DNA sample and remitted to
the State Treasury on or before the tenth of every month.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary,
all moneys collected as a result of this fee shall be deposited in
a special account within the State Treasury to be known as the
"West Virginia State Police DNA Database Account" to be
administered by the Superintendent of the West Virginia State
Police. Expenditures from the fund are authorized from collections
for purposes associated with the processing of DNA samples for the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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