WVC 18 - 16 - 3
§18-16-3. Hazing prohibited.
Any person or persons who causes hazing is guilty of a
misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less
than one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or
confined in a county or regional jail, not more than nine months,
or both fined and imprisoned: Provided,
That if the act would
otherwise be deemed a felony as defined in this code, the person
committing such act may be found guilty of such felony and be
subject to penalties provided for such felony.