§62-8-7. Court costs incurred in prosecution of convicts.
All taxable court costs incurred in the prosecution of a
convict for any crime committed by such person while confined in
the West Virginia Penitentiary, West Virginia Medium Security
Prison, or the West Virginia State Prison for Women or in any other
penal institution of the state of West Virginia, or in the custody
of an officer thereof, or for the crime of escaping from any of
such institutions, or such custody, or for any crime committed
while at large after escaping from any such institution, or such
custody, shall be paid out of the annual state appropriation for
"criminal charges," after such are certified by the circuit court
of the appropriate county and approved by the state commissioner of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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