In circuit court, upon conviction of any and each misdemeanor charge, whether or not originally charged as a felony, for a violation of any provision of Article 1 (§ 18.2-247 et seq.) of Chapter 7 of Title 18.2, or upon a deferred disposition of proceedings in the case of any and each misdemeanor charge, whether or not originally charged as a felony, deferred pursuant to the terms and conditions of § 18.2-251, there shall be assessed as court costs a fee of $ 296.50, to be known as the fixed drug misdemeanor fee. This fee shall be in addition to any fee assessed in the district court.The amount collected, in whole or in part, for the fixed drug misdemeanor fee shall be apportioned, as provided by law, to the following funds in the fractional amounts designated:1. Sentencing/supervision fee (General Fund) (.1264755);2. Court Reporter Fund (.0168634);3. Witness expenses/expert witness fee (General Fund) (.0067454);4. Virginia Crime Victim-Witness Fund (.0101180);5. Intensified Drug Enforcement Jurisdiction Fund (.0134907);6. Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund (.0674536);7. Commonwealth’s Attorney Fund (state share) (.0252951);8. Commonwealth’s Attorney Fund (local share) (.0252951);9. Regional Criminal Justice Academy Training Fund (.0033727);10. Warrant fee, as prescribed by § 17.1-272 (.0404722);11. Courthouse Construction/Maintenance Fund (.0067454);12. Clerk of the circuit court (.0674536);13. Forensic laboratory fee (General Fund) (.3372681); and14. Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund (.2529511).
2002, c. 831; 2003, c. 1039; 2004, c. 1004; 2011, c. 565.