Senate Bill No. 238
(By Senators Wooton, Dittmar, Buckalew, Yoder,
Ross, Oliverio, White and Wagner )
[Originating in the Committee on Judiciary;
reported February 1, 1995.]
A BILL to amend article five, chapter four of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated section six, relating
to creating the misdemeanor offense of knowingly and willfully
providing materially false information to the commission on
special investigations or its personnel authorized to conduct
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article five, chapter four of the code of West Virginia,
one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be amended by
adding thereto a new section, designated section six, to read as
ARTICLE 5. COMMISSION ON SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS.
§4-5-6. False statements to commission.
Any person who knowingly and willfully makes any material
false, fictitious or fraudulent statement or representation to the
commission on special investigations or an investigator of the
commission acting in his or her official capacity in an
investigation authorized by the commission, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be incarcerated in
the county or regional jail for not more than one year or be fined
not more than one thousand dollars, or both.