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Chapter 7  |  Article 7 - 14E  |  Section 2
WVC 7- CHAPTER 7. COUNTY COMMISSIONS AND OFFICERS.
WVC 7-14E- ARTICLE 14E. ESTABLISHMENT OF CERTAIN FEES; DEDICATION OF FEE TO DEPUTY SHERIFF'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

WVC 7-14E-1 §7-14E-1. Legislative findings and purpose.
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the preservation of peace is a necessary and important function and a requirement for an orderly society. This important function is carried on throughout the state of West Virginia at both the state and local level. Very important components of law enforcement in this state are the county sheriffs and their deputies.

(b) The Legislature, cognizant that it has enacted retirement legislation for municipal police officers and for the state police, declares that deputy sheriffs are now in need of a retirement system. The Legislature further declares that the deputy sheriffs of this state are professional law-enforcement officers who keep the peace, help and protect the citizens of this state. The Legislature finds that, when it comes to retirement, the deputy sheriffs are treated differently than other law-enforcement officers in this state.

(c) For the foregoing reasons, and for other important reasons, the Legislature created the deputy sheriff's retirement system under article fourteen-d of this chapter. The fees established in this article are to help ensure the actuarial soundness of the deputy sheriff's retirement system.

WVC 7 - 14 E- 2 §7-14E-2. Statewide uniform fees for reports generated by sheriff's offices; dedication of fees.
(a) The county commission of each county in this state shall set a fee for obtaining certain reports. This fee shall be set at a minimum of ten dollars for each report, with a maximum of twenty dollars for each report. Ten dollars of the charge for each report shall be deposited into the Deputy Sheriff Retirement Fund created in section six, article fourteen-d of this chapter. The reports for which a charge may be made are traffic accident reports, criminal investigation reports, incident reports and property reports.

(b) All sheriff's offices in this state shall collect a fee of five dollars for performing the following services: Adult private employment fingerprinting; fingerprinting for federal firearm permits; motor vehicle number identification; adult identification cards; and photo-identification cards. Upon collection, these fees shall be deposited into the Deputy Sheriff Retirement Fund created in section six, article fourteen-d of this chapter.

(c) All sheriff's offices in this state shall collect a fee of five dollars for each nongovernmental background investigation report. Upon collection, these fees shall be deposited into the Deputy Sheriff Retirement Fund created in section six, article fourteen-d of this chapter.

(d) No charge may be made under this section for any report or reports made to governmental agencies.

(e) Any county commission which fails to make any payment due the Deputy Sheriff Retirement Fund by the fifteenth day following the end of each calendar month in which a fee or other contribution is received by the county's sheriff may be required to pay the actuarial rate of interest lost on the total amount owed for each day the payment is delinquent. Accrual of the loss of earnings owed by the delinquent county commission commences after the fifteenth day following the end of the calendar month in which the fee or other contribution is due and continues until receipt of the delinquent amount. Interest compounds daily and the minimum surcharge is fifty dollars.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§ 7 - 14 D- 7 A - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 342
PASSED - Regular Session

sb342 sub1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/30/2015)
Clarifying scope, application and requirements for error corrections by CPRB
§ 7 - 26 - 1 - (New Code)
§ 7 - 26 - 2 - (New Code)
§ 7 - 26 - 3 - (New Code)
§ 7 - 26 - 4 - (New Code)
§ 7 - 26 - 5 - (New Code)
§ 7 - 26 - 6 - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 435
PASSED - Regular Session

SB435 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/30/2015)
SB435 SUB1 enr2  (Uploaded - 03/23/2015)
Creating WV Sheriffs' Bureau of Professional Standards
§ 7 - 12 - 7 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 518
PASSED - Regular Session

sb518 enr  (Uploaded - 03/30/2015)
Permitting county and municipal economic development authorities invest certain funds
§ 7 - 14 D- 5 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2505
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2505 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/15/2015)
Relating to retirement system participation and concurrent employment provisions
§ 7 - 5 - 16 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2549
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2549 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/23/2015)
Relating to the preparation and publication of county financial statements
§ 7 - 22 - 7 A - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2562
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2562 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/17/2015)
Relating to sales tax increment financing
§ 7 - 25 - 6 - (Amended Code)
§ 7 - 25 - 7 A - (New Code)
§ 7 - 25 - 11 - (Amended Code)
§ 7 - 25 - 15 - (Amended Code)
§ 7 - 25 - 27 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2914
PASSED - Regular Session

hb2914 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/17/2015)
Providing for voluntary dissolution of resort area district
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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