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H. B. 2992


(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss, and Delegates Pino,
Stalnaker, Amores, Poling, Varner, Stemple and Beach)

[Introduced
March 11, 2005 ; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]



A BILL to amend and reenact §61-3E-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to adding operations of clandestine drug labs to the crime of wanton endangerment involving destructive devices, explosive materials, or incendiary devices.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §61-3E-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3E. OFFENSES INVOLVING EXPLOSIVES.
§61-3E-10. Wanton endangerment involving destructive devices, explosive materials or incendiary devices or operations of clandestine drug labs; penalty.

Any person who wantonly performs any act with a destructive device, explosive material or incendiary device, or participates in the operation of a clandestine drug lab which creates substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to another shall be is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be committed to the custody of the Division of Corrections for not less than two years nor more than ten years or fined not more than ten thousand dollars, or both.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to add the operation of clandestine drug labs to the crime of wanton endangerment involving destructive devices, explosive materials or incendiary devices.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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