2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Local Ordinance Fine Combined District Court (language only)

Item 35 #2h

Item 35 #2h

Judicial Department
Combined District Courts

Page 27, after line 30, insert:
"H.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all fines imposed for any local ordinance violation shall include a fine of not less than $5 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits where the posted speed limit is 55 miles per hour or more on any (i) interstate highways, (ii) highways constructed pursuant to the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988 (§ 56-535 et seq.), (iii) Virginia Route 288, (iv) the limited access portion of Virginia Route 37, (v) highways constructed pursuant to the Public Private Transportation Act of 1995 (§ 56-556 et seq.), and (vi) high-occupancy vehicle lanes if such lanes are physically separated from regular travel lanes. For all such fines collected, the Supreme Court shall return $3 per mile-per-hour to the collecting locality and all additional funds shall be deposited to the Literary Fund."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)