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Article VII – Taxation and Fees

Division 15 – Assessment for Courthouse Security Personnel and E-Tickets


§ 3.7-42 Fee imposed.

A fee in the amount of $20 per criminal or traffic case shall be imposed upon any individual convicted of a violation of any statute or ordinance in either the General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations or Circuit Court of Appomattox County.

(Ordinance of 06-15-20)

§ 3.7-43 Collection and disbursement.

The fee set forth in § 3.7-42 shall be assessed by the Clerk of the Court in which the conviction occurred, along with the other costs of the court proceedings, and deposited with the County Treasurer. The Treasurer shall hold said funds subject to appropriation by the Board of Supervisors to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Department for the funding of courthouse security personnel.

§ 3.7-44 Authority.

This article is enacted in accordance with § 53.1-120 of the Code of Virginia, as amended.

§ 3.7-45 Effective date.

The effective date of this article is September 1, 2007.


§ 3.7-45(b) – Fee Imposed

Pursuant to Va. Code §17.1-279.1, there is hereby adopted and assessed an additional sum of five dollars ($5.00) as part of the costs in each criminal or traffic case in the district or circuit courts located in the County of Appomattox, where the defendant is charged with the violation of any statute or ordinance by the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Department.

The assessment shall be collected by the clerk of the court in which the action is filed, remitted to the treasurer of Appomattox County, and held by such treasurer subject to disbursements by the governing body to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Department solely to fund software, hardware, and associated equipment costs for the implementation and maintenance of an electronic summons system.

(Ordinance of 12-21-20)

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