(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 2016 Regular Session
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