Article IV: Assessment on Civil, Criminal and Traffic Cases for Courthouse, Jail and Court-Related Facilities
[Adopted 7-10-1990; amended in its entirety 8-10-2009]
Pursuant to the Code of Virginia, § 17.1-281, as amended, there is hereby assessed a fee of $2, which shall be taxed as cost in each civil, criminal and traffic case filed in the Circuit Court for Buchanan County, filed in the General District Court for Buchanan County and filed in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for Buchanan County for construction, renovation or maintenance of the courthouse, jail and court-related facilities and to defray increases in the costs of heating, cooling, electricity and ordinary maintenance of the above-mentioned facilities and courthouse located in Buchanan County. Said assessment shall be collected by the Clerk of the court in which the action is filed and remitted to the Treasurer of Buchanan County and held by such Treasurer, subject to disbursement by the governing body for the construction, renovation or maintenance of courthouse, jail and court-related facilities and to defray increases in the cost of heating, cooling, electricity and ordinary maintenance.
The assessment provided for herein shall be in addition to any other fees prescribed by law.