SB146 HFIN AMT 4-10                                          McO

    Com. Sub. For S. B. 146 –- “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §50-3-2c, relating to requiring the Tax Commissioner to withhold unpaid costs, fines, fees, forfeitures, restitution, penalties and other fees imposed on a defendant in a criminal action in magistrate court, or imposed in circuit court in a criminal action on appeal from magistrate court, from the income tax refund of the defendant upon notification from the clerk of the appropriate court; requiring clerk to give notification to Tax Commissioner if amounts are unpaid within one year of judgment; providing a process for deducting, distributing and allocating those unpaid amounts; creating the Magistrate Fines and Fees Collection Fund; permitting the Tax Commissioner to charge an administrative fee; and providing rule-making authority.”