WVC 30 - 29 - 4
§30-29-4. Special revenue account -- Collections; disbursements;
(a) A $2 fee shall be added to the usual court costs of all
criminal court proceedings involving violation of any criminal law
of the state or any county or municipality thereof, excluding
violations of municipal parking ordinances, unless such fee is
later modified pursuant to legislative rule.
(b) A $2 fee shall be added to the amount of any cash or
property bond posted for violation of any criminal law of the state
or any county or municipality thereof, excluding bonds posted
solely for violation of municipal parking ordinances, unless such
fee is later modified pursuant to legislative rule. Upon forfeiture
of such bond, the $2 fee shall be deposited as provided in
subsection (c) of this section.
(c) All fees collected pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of
this section shall be deposited in a separate account by the
collecting agency. Within ten calendar days following the beginning
of each calendar month, the collecting agency shall forward the
amount deposited to the State Treasurer. The Treasurer shall
deposit all fees so received to a special revenue account. Funds in
the account shall be disbursed by the subcommittee for the funding
of law-enforcement entry level training programs, professional
development programs, the certification of law-enforcement officers
and to pay expenses of the Governor's Committee on Crime,
Delinquency and Correction or the subcommittee in administering the provisions of this article, which expenses may not in any fiscal
year exceed fifteen percent of the funds deposited to said special
revenue account during that fiscal year.
(d) The fees established by this section may be modified by
legislative rule as provided in section three of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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