WVC 17 A- 2 - 23
§17A-2-23. Worthless checks tendered for fees and taxes; penalty.
If a check tendered to the Division of Motor Vehicles is
returned to the division unpaid for any reason, there shall be a
penalty of ten dollars to be paid to the division in addition to
the amount due the division. This penalty applies to checks
tendered for any fee or tax authorized to be collected by the
division and is in addition to any other penalties imposed in this
That in the event a specific penalty is set forth
for the nonpayment or late payment of fees and taxes, the penalty
set forth in this section applies only to the extent that the
penalty exceeds any specific penalty for nonpayment or late
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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