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Statutes > West-virginia > 30 > 30-29-4

§30-29-4. Special revenue account -- Collections; disbursements; administrative expenses.
(a) Beginning on the effective date of this article, a two dollar 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.

(b) Beginning on the effective date of this article, a two dollar 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. Upon forfeiture of such bond, the two dollar 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 governor's committee, upon recommendation by the subcommittee, for the funding of law-enforcement training academies and programs and to pay expenses of the governor's committee in administering the provisions of this article, which expenses may not in any fiscalyear exceed ten percent of the funds deposited to said special revenue account during that fiscal year.