Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 15.2-1613.1 as follows:
§ 15.2-1613.1. Processing fee may be imposed on certain individuals.
Any county or city may by ordinance authorize a processing fee not to exceed twenty-five dollars on any individual admitted to a county, city, or regional jail following conviction. The fee shall be ordered as a part of court costs collected by the clerk, deposited into the account of the treasurer of the county or city and shall be used by the local sheriff's office to defray the costs of processing arrested persons into local or regional jails.