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WVC 50 - 3 - 2 B §50-3-2b. Additional costs in certain criminal proceedings.
In each criminal case before a magistrate court in which the defendant is convicted, whether by plea or at trial, under the provisions of section two, article five, chapter seventeen-c of this code or section eighteen-b, article seven, chapter twenty of this code, there shall be imposed, in addition to other costs, fines, forfeitures or penalties as may be allowed by law, costs in the amount of fifty-five dollars. A magistrate court shall, on or before the tenth day of the month following the month in which the costs imposed in this section were collected, remit an amount equal to the amount from each of the criminal proceedings in which the costs specified in this section were collected to the magistrate court clerk or, if there is no magistrate court clerk, to the clerk of the circuit, together with information as may be required by the rules of the supreme court of appeals and the rules of the office of chief inspector. At the end of each month, for purposes of further defraying the cost to the county of enforcing the provisions of section two, article five, chapter seventeen-c of this code or section eighteen-b, article seven, chapter twenty of this code and related provisions, these moneys shall be paid to the sheriff of the county and deposited in the general revenue fund of the county. The provisions of this section shall be effective after the thirtieth day of June, two thousand four.

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