[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Courthouse Maintenance, Jail Processing and Courthouse Security Fees
[Adopted 6-25-1991; amended in its entirety 12-15-1992]
Pursuant to the authority of § 17.1-281 of the Code of Virginia of 1950 as amended, there is hereby assessed the sum of $2 in each civil, criminal or traffic case as a part of the fees taxed as costs in such cases in the General District, Juvenile and Domestic General District, and Circuit Court of the County of Mathews, which fee shall be in addition to any other fees prescribed by law. The total assessments for a civil action pursuant to this article and §§ 17.1-281 and 42.1-70 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, shall not exceed $4.
The clerks of the court in which the action is filed shall collect said assessment and remit the same to the Treasurer of the County of Mathews to be held by the Treasurer subject to disbursements by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County for the construction, renovation or maintenance of the courthouse or jail and court-related facilities and to defray increases in the costs of heating, cooling, electricity and ordinary maintenance.
Pursuant to the authority of § 15.2-1613.1 of the Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, there is hereby assessed a fee of $25.00 for any individual admitted to a County, city, or regional jail following a conviction within the County of Mathews, Virginia of a felony, misdemeanor, or violation of a local ordinance of the County of Mathews. Said fee shall be assessed by the Clerk of the court in which the conviction occurred, with the other costs of the Court proceeding and deposited with the Treasurer of this County and shall be used by the Sheriff of this County to defray the costs of processing of the convicted arrested person into the local or regional jail.
Pursuant to § 53.1-120(D) of the Code of Virginia 1950, as amended, there is hereby assessed a fee of $10 as part of the costs in each criminal or traffic case in the Mathews County Circuit Court, Mathews County General District Court and the Mathews County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in which a person is convicted of a violation of any statute or ordinance.
This assessment shall be collected by the Clerk of the court in which the case is heard, remitted to the Treasurer of Mathews County and held by the Treasurer subject to appropriation by the Mathews County Board of Supervisors to the Sheriff of Mathews County for the funding of courthouse security personnel.
[Amended 6-25-2002; 5-22-2007]
The provisions of §§ 58-1 and 58-2 shall be effective July 1, 1991, and shall continue until terminated by act of the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County or the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Sections 58-3 and 58-4 shall become effective upon the adoption by the Board of Supervisors, which occurred on the 25th day of June 2002, and shall continue until terminated by act of the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County, Virginia or the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Section 58-4 shall be effective until July 1, 2004, unless extended by the General Assembly of Virginia. On May 22, 2007, the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County, Virginia, amended § 58-4A, which amendment was effective July 1, 2007.