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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 35. Commission On The Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
Chapter 60. Ignition Interlock Program Regulations

24VAC35-60-50. Fees.

A. All potential service providers desiring to conduct business in the Commonwealth of Virginia's ignition interlock program shall submit a $250 nonrefundable application fee to the commission.

B. The following additional fees shall be paid by the service provider to the commission:

1. A $250 annual contract review fee;

2. A $75 annual review fee for each ignition interlock service center;

3. A $250 retest fee each and every time a service provider employee is required to take a second or subsequent Virginia Ignition Interlock Certification Exam due to an unsuccessful attempt on the first exam;

4. A $20 monthly ignition interlock administrative fee for each offender. The fee shall be accompanied by an associated offender list, categorized by ASAP, supporting the payment amounts. The ASAP offender list and payment shall be submitted no later than the 10th day of the month following the month when the ignition interlock services were provided; and

5. A $2,500 fee per each new ignition interlock device certification application submitted to the commission that was not previously certified in the Commonwealth.

C. Service providers may charge offenders for ignition interlock services at rates up to, but not to exceed, the following:

1. $65 for a standard ignition interlock installation;

2. $130 for the installation of an ignition interlock on a hybrid motor vehicle, motor vehicle with a push button starter, or other vehicle requiring more than four hours of installation labor time when approved by the commission;

3. $75 for a change of vehicle ignition interlock installation;

4. $0 for an ignition interlock removal;

5. $95 plus applicable taxes for monthly ignition interlock calibrations or monitoring, inclusive of the monthly administrative fees to be paid to the commission;

6. $8.00 per month for optional insurance to cover theft or accidental damage to the ignition interlock and its components;

7. An amount of 10% over the actual replacement cost of the ignition interlock and its components when theft or accidental damage occurs and the offender has not purchased the optional insurance;

8. $50 plus mileage calculated at the Commonwealth of Virginia mileage rate in effect at the time, not to exceed 100 miles, for service calls;

9. $50 for violation resets, when the violation is determined to be due to the fault of the offender;

10. $35 for missed appointments;

11. An amount permitted by the Code of Virginia at the time for returned checks;

12. $50 for provision of a permanent lockout code, when the lockout is determined to be due to the fault of the offender; and

13. $50 per hour, not to exceed four total hours, for repairs and reinstallation of the ignition interlock when the commission determines that the offender illegally tampered with the device.

D. In the event of changes to the Code of Virginia or the Ignition Interlock Program Regulations (24VAC35-60) mandating enhanced technological capabilities of ignition interlock devices used in the Commonwealth, the commission may increase offender installation and calibration fees up to a maximum of 25%.

E. All service providers shall create and maintain an indigency fund for offenders who are eligible for a reduction in fees based upon a declaration of indigency by the court and approval by the commission. Service providers shall not deny service to any offender for whom there has been a declaration of indigency and approval by the commission.

Statutory Authority

§§ 18.2-270.1 and 18.2-270.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2010; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 21, eff. July 18, 2016; Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. July 1, 2021.

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