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WVC 46 - 9 - 525 §46-9-525. Fees.

     (a) Initial financing statement or other record: general rule. -- Except as otherwise provided in subsection (e) of this section, the fee for filing and indexing a record under this part, other than an initial financing statement of the kind described in subsection (b) of this section, is the amount specified in subsection (c) of this section, if applicable, plus:

     (1) $20 dollars if the record is communicated in writing and consists of one or two pages; and

     (2) $20 dollars if the record is communicated in writing and consists of more than two pages; and

     (3) $20 dollars if the record is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule.

     (b) Initial financing statement: Public-finance and manufactured housing transactions. -- Except as otherwise provided in subsection (e) of this section, the fee for filing and indexing an initial financing statement of the following kind is the amount specified in subsection (c) of this section, if applicable, plus:

     (1) $20 if the financing statement indicates that it is filed in connection with a public-finance transaction;

     (2) $20 if the financing statement indicates that it is filed in connection with a manufactured-home transaction.

     (c) Number of names. -- The number of names required to be indexed does not affect the amount of the fee in subsections (a) and (b) of this section.

     (d) Response to information request. -- The fee for responding to a request for information from the filing office, including for issuing a certificate showing whether there is on file any financing statement naming a particular debtor, is:

     (1) $10 if the request is communicated in writing;

     (2) $10 if the request is communicated by another medium authorized by filing-office rule; and

     (3) $1 per page for each active lien.

     (e) Record of mortgage. -- This section does not require a fee with respect to a record of a mortgage which is effective as a financing statement filed as a fixture filing or as a financing statement covering as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut under section 9-502(c). However, the recording and satisfaction fees that otherwise would be applicable to the record of the mortgage apply.

     (f) Deposit of funds. -- All fees and moneys collected by the Secretary of State pursuant to the provisions of this article shall be deposited by the Secretary of State as follows: One-half shall be deposited in the special revenue account created by section 59- 1-59(c)(4)(B), to provide civil legal services for low income persons, one-fourth shall be deposited in the state fund, general revenue, and one-fourth shall be deposited in the service fees and collections account established by section 59-1-2 for the operation of the office of the Secretary of State. Any balance remaining on June 30, 2001, in the existing special revenue account entitled "uniform commercial code" as established by chapter two hundred four, acts of the Legislature, 1989 regular session, shall be transferred to the service fees and collections account established by section 59-1-2 for the operation of the office of the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall dedicate sufficient resources from that fund or other funds to provide the services required in this article, unless otherwise provided by appropriation or other action by the Legislature. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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